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How long from infection to septis outbreak?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Variable: Not all infections lead to sepsis. Meningococcal infection can cause fatal sepsis in a few hours. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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