A 52-year-old member asked:
How do you know when you have sepsis?
4 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
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Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Check with your doc: Hr > 90
rr > 20
temp > 101
check with educated doc.
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Palliative Care 27 years experience
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Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Sepsis: This is a well-defined clinical syndrome which is characterized by the body's response to infection and is diagnosed by physicians. You might feel ill, but not know that you meet the clinical criteria to be termed "septic".
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A 17-year-old male asked:
How does someone know if they have sepsis or not?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Can you have a mild sepsis and not know it?
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Pathology 49 years experience
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What is sepsis?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
A severe infection: Sepsis is the term used by doctors to describe a severe, life-threatening bloodstream infection. Sepsis can cause your baby's organs to fail. If untreated, sepsis can be fatal. Treatment with intravenous fluids and antibiotics, and close monitoring in the hospital can prevent serious complications.
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Last updated Mar 24, 2019
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