Top
10
Doctor insights on: Blooder Infection

Share
Dr. James Lin
9 doctors shared insights

Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


2

2
Which type of blood infection do I have?

Which type of blood infection do I have?

Need more info....: Sorry, but in order to answer your question, i would need more information like what was the result of your blood cultures? With more info, i would be happy to answer your question. Sorry! ...Read more

3

3
How long it takes to cure blood infection?

How long it takes to cure blood infection?

Long time: depend where and how it had affected the other systems. simple positive blood culture with no systemic effect,which mean the patient is stable and not in septic shock on life support system.need to be treated for at least ten days or until the blood is no longer positive and no longer have any fever,then it will be followed by two weeks of oral antibiotic. the other kind is a life threatening. ...Read more

4

4
What us a blood infection, how do you get it?

What us a blood infection,  how do you get it?

Bacteria in blood: When a bacterial infection spreads into the blood we call that bacteremia. This causes high fevers with shaking chills. This happens because of a bad infection where the bacteria migrates into the blood stream. It can potentially spread to other parts of the body then. This definitely needs a doctor. And usually IV antibiotics. ...Read more

5

5
How long does it take for a blood infection to get better?

How long does it take for a blood infection to get better?

Sepsis: It depends on how severe your infection is, how long you have been ill, what organism is involved and what antibiotic is used. On average it can take 7-10 days ...Read more

6

6
What is the definition or description of: blood infection?

What is the definition or description of: blood infection?

Bactermia: It is a description of a process where the bacteria causing an infection is also in the bloodstream. It is more serious than other infections and requires prompt treatment. Persistent blood infection raises the possibility of valvular endocarditis. The presence of a blood infection is often referred to as sepsis and if associated with hemodynamic dysfunction it is referred to as septic shock. ...Read more

7

7
How do you get a small blood infection? What can cause it

How do you get a small blood infection? What can cause it

Blood infections: These are serious conditions - and I don't know how you were told this could be 'small'. That doesn't make sense. I treat any infection of the blood stream extremely seriously. Once a germ is in the blood - it can go anywhere in the body and cause serious trouble. You need answers so I would call your doctor for an explanation. Infectious Disease doctors are specialists in this area BTW. ...Read more

8

8
How serious is a blood infection and how is it treated? Will change of diet help?

How serious is a blood infection and how is it treated? Will change of diet help?

Blood infection: Is known as a bacteremia (bacteria in the blood). It is usually quite serious and can go into sepsis which is multi-organ effects from the infections, often associated with low blood pressure. Diet does not have an impact on these processes. ...Read more

10

10
What happens in blood infection ?

What happens in blood infection ?

Sepsis: It will depend on the severity of the infection and if the patient's defense are compromised. Severe blood infection is very dangerous and deadly situation in which multiple organs are compromised. The key is to treat with antibiotics as soon as possible. ...Read more