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How is blood poisoning (septicaemia) caught?

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Dr. Michael Fisher answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Septicemia is a serious, life-threatening infection that gets worse very quickly. It can arise from infections throughout the body, including infections in the lungs, abdomen, and urinary tract. It may come before or at the same time as these infections.

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Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Infection spreading from local area to generalized, if local infection is untreated or inadequately treated.

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