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Can Sepsis Be Spread From Person To Person
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
Immune compromised: This is a big question in critical care medicine: why do some people develop sepsis or multiple organ failure and others not? Known factors include age (the very old and young), immune compromise (from lupus to pregnancy to diabetes to leukemia patients), the virulence of the pathogen to obvious factors like abdominal injury with spillage of fecal material, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a person looks absolutely dreadful after death from sepsis, wats the correct word , I thought it was decimated but totally wrong?
Wording?: You may be thinking of the word Desiccated, which means to be dried up, which if truly dehydrated from a lengthy infection, may describe the appearance of ones skin, etc. ...Read more
Depends: Overdose on its own causing live damage on its own is bad especially if the problem with the medicine still ongoing such as in tylenol (acetaminophen). Sepsis could now be due to depressed immune system. A liver dysfunction in view of sepsis alone give a poorer prognosis. Depending on the severity of all of the above, some patients do well so i can not generalize. Have open discussion with the doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sepsis: Yes. The trauma that the body undergoes when septic can have serious consequences for normal physiology and be difficult to recover from. ...Read more
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