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How Contagious Is Sepsis While Pregnant
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
Not exactly: Sepsis is not a disease in and of itself - it is a syndrome (a constellation of symptoms) that result from the bodies attempt to fight off a severe infection +/- any direct toxins from the bacterium itself. The causes of sepsis can be contagious or not (for example, a urinary tract infection is not directly contagious, but pneumonia often is). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If treated appropriately it is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
After battling sepsis since january is it normal for me to still be pregnant? And my baby still be healthy
Had manual evac 10.5 yrs ago as placenta burst in childbirth. Then got blood poisoning, some left in, further d&c. Now cannot get pregnant. Connected?
Possibly: It may be connected or simply a coincidence. Further testing by your doctor will be able to give you more information. There could have been some scarring, it could be age related, it may be other health issues. Until you see your doctor, you won't know for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a cold for over a week and I'm almost 2 months pregnant and my boyfriend thinks I'm going to get him sick! Am I contagious
I am 34wks pregnant.i have guest who frequently suffers from sinusitis and currently have one almost treated,without symptoms. Is it contagious?
NO: but both maintain good hygene wash your hands , frequently and if you touch any thing , go for your regular scheduled check ups.you will be fine ...Read more
Have pityriasis rosea. Am i contagious? Can i give it to kids/pregnant women? Do I have HPV if i got this? Is it connected?
No X 3: Once the rash of pr has emerged the contagious period of whatever caused it has passed. It has no known link to hpv. Some suspect human herpes virus strains 6 and 7 (not herpes)as a potential cause but data to confirm this is limited. It is a self limited condition that will fade without treatment over weeks to months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am pregnant . And I have a fungus in my vagina.. Can i still have intercourse with my husband or is it contagious ?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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