A 30-year-old male asked:
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chances of survival of patient with severely septic and septic shock?

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Dr. Marius Tarau
Specializes in Pathology
Not good: Cannot give you a number, but the prognosis is bleak. Depends on the age of the patient, cause for sepsis (what started the infection), co-morbidity (other diseases the patient might have-in this case pf sepsis, diabetes would be bad to have).
Answered on Dec 10, 2019
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