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Can Sepsis Be Caused By Fungal Infection
Yes: Sepsis is the body's generalized inflammatory response to a specific infection. The infection can be in the lung, the blood, the kidney/bladder, or anywhere else. The infection could be bacterial or fungal. It is the body's inflammatory response that defines sepsis (and septic shock), not the infection itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Yes, but this not common. Evidence suggests the infection is not spread by direct extention but through the blood. Signs of brain infection include: unremitting fever, nausea, vomiting, and significant headache. In children, it is more common to have direct extension into the orbit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: There is no good evidence that the change in season itself is causative of infection. ...Read more
Doubtful: Highly unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Staph Infections: Yes, staphylococcus infections can be deadly. There are certain strains that can be very aggressive and cause significant disease in the skin, tissues, and heart valves. Just because staph is cultured from a wound does not necessarily mean that you will die (the chances in this scenario is very small). The strains and circumstances of the 'deadly' staph is very unique. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Definition pneumonia: =inflammatory response within lungs; the lung alveoli become filled with fluid/pus (water with many white blood cells) in response to presumed viral or bacterial infection. Hypostatic modifier refers to this occurring within the posterior (dorsal) portions of someones lungs who has been in a supine position for extended periods, e.g. hospital bed. Less activity=less clearance of lung irritants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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