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What causes blood poisoning?

What causes blood poisoning?

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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Could sepsis causes degradation of proteins in blood?

In a sense: Sepsis is a reflection of an inflammatory process in the body and can affect every organ. It is usually caused by infection, but not always. Sepsis induces a catabolic state-that where the body is breaking down tissues and proteins. With proper treatment, the body will return to an anabolc state-building up again. How long this takes depends on severity of illness. ...Read more

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Is food poisoning the leading cause of hepatitis a?

Is food poisoning the leading cause of hepatitis a?

Hepatits A: Hepatitis a is an infection caused by hep a virus thta is trnasmited through unsafe handwashing of an infected person. It is transmitted by the feco-oral route. Food poisoning can be caused by viruses and bacteria and can be from their toxins or the bacteria itself. Hep a can cause vomitng and fever just like any food poisoning but as htey say all that glitters is not gold. ...Read more

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Causes of some blood durinh vommitting?

Causes of some blood durinh vommitting?

Varied: Stomach ulcer, esophageal tear, gastritis among others. Causes like esophageal varices or fistula between the aorta and esophagus would tend to bleed a lot. Why are you vomiting? ...Read more

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What causes blood in vomit?

What causes blood in vomit?

Different problems: Different problems including but not limited to bleeding stomach ulcers, esophageal varices, cancer, etc, may cause hematemesis ( vomiting blood) but whatever the cause is it requires medical attention asap. ...Read more

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What kinds of blood diseases lead to confusion?

What kinds of blood diseases lead to confusion?

Many types: Sepsis which is an infection in your blood can definitely cause infection. Also lymphoma when it is very active and leukemia can cause confusion. Blood carries oxygen and glucose to the brain so it is quite important for clear thinking. ...Read more

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What causes blood of the gum?

What causes blood of the gum?

GINGIVITIS: Bleeding gums is a sign of moderate to severe gingivitis. The gums are either invected or irritated by plaque or calculus ont he teeth. See your dentist for a thorough exam and prophylaxis(tooth cleaning). In the meantime start flossing and brushing to remove the plaque. Hormonal changes may also cause gums to bleed. ...Read more

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What are some causes of blood clots?

What are some causes of blood clots?

Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd. ...Read more

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What are causes of carbon monoxide poisoning?

What are causes of carbon monoxide poisoning?

Exposure to gases: From incomplete combustion. Burning of carbon almost always produces some carbon monoxide in addition to carbon dioxide. Human exposure results form tobacco smoking, automobile exhaust, including any machine using gasoline or diesel. Malfunctioning furnaces and indoor kerosene/coal/wood heaters are a common cause of lethal carbon monoxide poisoning. ...Read more

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What are probable causes of blood in saliva?

What are probable causes of blood in saliva?

Gum disease likely: Understanding that you need a complete and thorough exam to be sure, in the vast majority of cases, blood in the saliva would be from periodontal (gum) disease- either gingivitis or periodontitis. There are many other dental and medical causes, so it is imperative that you first see a dentist to accurately determine the cause and refer you to a physician only if necessary. The sooner the better! ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the blood in stools?

What are possible causes of the blood in stools?

Get checked please: Blood in stool, regardless of age of the sufferer, is never normal. As such, and although the cause is likely easily explained (e.g. Hemorrhoids, anal fissure), it must be evaluated so serious pathology is not missed or diagnosis delayed. ...Read more

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What are common causes of constriction and dilation of blood vessels?

What are common causes of constriction and dilation of blood vessels?

Changes in the Temp.: Exposing your self to high temp or low temp is the most common cause. Other reasons are certain medications and some diseases. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of blood poising from toe?

What are the main symptoms of blood poising from toe?

Infection: There could be several ranging from streaks going up your toe or foot, elevated temperature , nausea , malaise , elevated heart rate , rapid breathing, to name a few . If you suspect this see either your podiatrist or primary care doc for immediate help . Sepsis can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of vomitting blood?

What are the possible causes of vomitting blood?

Multiple: Esophageal tears and erosions, gerd, stomach ulcers, including cancer, varices at the junction of stomach and esophagus, aspirin, bleeding abnormalities, duodenal ulcers, rarely abdominal aortic aneurysm rupurting into GI tract. ...Read more

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What are the causes of food poisoning?

What are the causes of food poisoning?

Poor hand hygiene: The biggest offender is poor hand hygiene. Other major ones: 2. Violating regulations in the safe handling and storage of food 3. Food handlers allowed to work while having a contagious illness 4. Breakdown in following regulations in the production and distribution of food products this results in the production of toxins or overgrowth of microbes that makes you sick. ...Read more

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Is food poisoning the leading cause of gastroenteritis?

Is food poisoning the leading cause of gastroenteritis?

No: A large collection of viruses called enteroviruses target the intestinal tract & are the most common cause of gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Sepsis (Definition)

A life-threatening condition that arises when the body's response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs. Common signs and symptoms include fever, increased heart rate, increased ...Read more