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Can Sepsis Affect My Bladder
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
I had sepsis yr ago wen my apendix ruptured I jst had a bladder infection n was told to treat carefully am I more likely to get it bc I've had it b4
No: Women do get bladder infections more often than men do. The tube that leads the urine from the ladder to the outside is shorter in women than in men and most UTI's in women are believed to be ascending from the outside in. There is no reason to believe that because you had a prior bout of sepsis you are at higher risk for future bladder infections. ...Read more
My grandma just was recently released from the hospital and icu from gall bladder surgery. She is feeling very nauseaus. What are the signs of sepsis?
Multiple: Fevers, chills, and sweats are the classic indicators. Others can be drainage from the wound, burning on urination. Some elderly patients do not respond to infection very well and never develop a fever. If you have questions, it is best to be seen by your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister has been in & out of hospital following a hysterectomy six years ago. Due to a nick caused to her bladder during surgery she suffered numerous episodes of sepsis, he's bladder has since been removed & she has become allergic to venflons, pare
Can a pre sacrel abscess lead to permanent nerve damage to a bladder. Pain on urination and retention. Have had mass pelvic sepsis which lead to prob?
Yes: Sepsis can affect any organ... But sepsis is a syndrome rather than a specific disease. The skin can be directly affected by the infection (cellulitis or clostridium), by a toxin from a bacterium (staph or strep, for example), by low blood pressure causing limb ischemia, or by blood clots or thrombi caused by the sepsis syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sepsis is BLOOD INFE: Sepsis is bacterial infection in blood, it is serious medical condition caused by excessive immune response to infection.Chemicals released into blood to fight infection result in wide spread inflammation.And that can result in organ damage, and in severe cases one or more organs fail, and also cause fall in blood pressure called septic shock. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This is a hypothetical scenario If an elderly pt is hypotensive eg BP in recent days 116/59, 107/59, 104/69, 112/69, 102/62 & 106/70 & is in pain could regular hydromorphione lower BP too much or affect other vital signs if pt has pneumonia & sepsis?
Infection in the blood is also known as Sepsis. Sepsis is a condition in which a person has a blood infection, usually caused by bacteria. The bacteria get into the bloodstream and are spread all over the body. The infection plus the immune system's response to it causes the symptoms of sepsis, which include fever, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, high white ...Read more
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