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Can You Sepsis
Sepsis...: Sepsis occurs when bacteria get into the bloodstream. It is possible for the bacteria to enter the blood from a cut or scrape. It is less likely if the cut or scrape is kept clean and an antibacterial ointment is applied. Keep it covered until it heals. If these steps are taken, it is very unlikely that sepsis will develop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can you have sepsis with no symptoms and normal regular blood work with no recent infections that you can recall?
No by definition : You would have certain symptomsGet a more detailed answer ›
Here are some ...: Known to us, to survive, we have to win the first line of invisible war between our body and all environmental bacteria in oro-gastro-intestinal, respiratory, genitourinary tracts, on the skin, in finger nail & ear canal; we totally rely on the strength of personal unique immune defense capability- humoral & natural barriers (skin & mucosa), which results from genetic factors + healthy lifestyle. ...Read more
I read about you can develop sepsis from bitting nails, extremely worried now about that. What are the chances? Is it really possible?
You'd have : Bite your nails so significantly that you compromise the associated nailed to create a portal of entry for bacteria. This would be exceptionally rare but not impossible like a person getting sick from flesh eating bacteria after a paper cut. I'm not sure anyone can quote you reasonable statistics due to its rarity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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