A 56-year-old male asked:
please could you explain what septic shock is and what could be the cause of it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Charles Glueck answered
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Bacteremia: When bacteria get into the blood stream, they can cause septic shock, in which blood pressure falls to very low levels, renal perfusion falls, a dangerous combination. Infectious disease experts are first line of defense in septic shock.
Answered on Nov 13, 2017
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