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Can sepsis kill you?

Can sepsis kill you?

Yes: Sepsis, a type of systemic inflammatory response to infection and infection related toxins, can lead to kidney failure, respiratory failure, heart failure, liver failure, stroke, etc... All leading to death. ...Read more

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Dr. Jared Fialkow
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Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Bowels (Definition)

Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. It can be from parasites, bacteria, or other causes. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that cause mild to fatal symptoms. Diverticulitis is inflammation of pouches that can occur in the large intestine usually seen with age. It is usually provoked by seeds entering the pouch and not being able to exit. Flagyl is ...Read more


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Will pneumocystis infection kill me?

Will pneumocystis infection kill me?

It can: Unfortunately, by the time you get pneumocystis your immune system is severely compromised. It is a treatable condition, but not always survivable. Therapy should continue until your immune system is fully reconstituted. ...Read more

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Can PID kill you?

Can PID kill you?

Yes, but...: ..This is thankfully very rare. Women admitted as an emergency with an iud-associated pelvic abscess, which is the worst form of pid, are at risk of dying, and generally require a huge amount of cardiovascular support from the anesthesiologist while the definitive surgery is performed. ...Read more

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Will giardia infection kill me?

Will giardia infection kill me?

Doubt it: Eventhhough giardia is difficult to prove it or demonstrate it has treatment. Pts may have malabsorption and malnutrition or dehydration as a consecuence. ...Read more

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Will erysipelas kill me?

If neglected: This was quite a common killer in the pre-antibiotic era. Those strep can be nasty. ...Read more

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Will osteomyelitis kill me?

Will osteomyelitis kill me?

The bone infection : Will likely affect the bone, the problem is the infection can make the person sick. If it is any consolation i treat many people with osteomyelitis of the feet. Many are diabetic. None have died from the osteomyelitis. Many may have had parts of the feet removed but none died directly from the bone infection. It is usually from the comorbidity they die from. I.E bad heart etc. ...Read more

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Can chronic appendicitis be treated by taking antibiotics?

Can chronic appendicitis be treated by taking antibiotics?

Prob not effectively: When appendix-a small sac off the intestine-becomes infected, the opening may be plugged. Then infection fighting cells, & waste products, accumulate. If this goes on for a long time (chronic) scar tissue can also encapsulate the diseased appendix. All this leads to an non-draining pocket of infection & an inadequate blood supply to transport antibiotics to the site to work. ...Read more

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Can jaundice cancer kill me?

Can jaundice cancer kill me?

Yes: Cancer that causes jaundice may originate from the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, small bowel, or pancreas. Other tumors start in other locations and spread to the areas i just mentioned. Typically these types of tumors are aggressive and can ultimately cause death if they are not effectively treated. Talk to an oncologist to find out more. ...Read more

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Can a relapsed infection of clostridium difficile be treated effectively?

Can a relapsed infection of clostridium difficile be treated effectively?

Clostridium Difficil: Depended on the number relapses. If a patient has relapsed more than 3 times, the chance of treatment the bacteria is less effective and will require a longer time. However, there are effective treatments. ...Read more

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Will cellulitis kill me?

Will cellulitis kill me?

Usually not: Particularly if you get the right antibiotics at the appropriate time. In some cases, cellulitis can lead to septic shock and death. ...Read more

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Will mucormycosis kill me?

Will mucormycosis kill me?

Very risky: Mucormycosis is a fungal infection that commonly affects immunocoromised individuals. It has an extremely high death rate even when treated properly. The risk ranges between 25% and 85% depending on body part involved and underlying health. ...Read more

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Will sclerosing cholangitis kill me?

Will sclerosing cholangitis kill me?

PSC is progressive: You do not state whether your sclerosing cholangitis (sc) is primary or secondary, primary sc is an autoimmune disorder where the bile ducts become inflamed, leading to blockage of bile flow leading to liver damage. Secondary sc is due to other type of bile duct injury, but blockage leads to liver damage. Psc is progressive, ssc can only be treated if the blockage is relieved. See a hematologist. ...Read more

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Can severe gastroparesis kill you?

Can severe gastroparesis kill you?

No: Have not heard of this being a lethal condition. Medications can frequently treat but if they fail, a laparoscopic gastric pacemaker or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy are surgical options that have met with good success rates. ...Read more

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Can alcohol kill intestinal worms?

Can alcohol kill intestinal worms?

No: They're stronger than that. And by the time the stuff to drank gets to where they live, the alcohol has been absorbed. ...Read more

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Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it. However, e.Coli sepsis of other types can cause kidney failure that may be prevented by rx. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder rupture killl you?

Can gallbladder rupture  killl you?

Maybe but rarely: Gallbladders rarely "rupture." contrary to popular misconception, they don't pop like a balloon. They may become so inflamed that they become gangrenous and start leaking. It's not the leak per se that is the problem, but the associated extreme inflammation and damage to surrounding structures. Death is an uncommon occurrence, but may occur in older/sicker patients with other medical problems. ...Read more

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Can otitis be treated whitout hospitalisation?

Can otitis be treated whitout hospitalisation?

Broad question: Yes, in most cases, otitis is treated on an outpatient basis. That doesn't mean that in some cases hospitalization isn't required. Too little information to understand your specific situation. ...Read more

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Can bladder biofilm infection be cured with long term high dose antibiotics?

Can bladder biofilm infection be cured with long term high dose antibiotics?

Here are some...: Specific study to address your question is still lacking; hence the care for chronic cystitis should be pointed to a close monitoring of clinical pictures + timely urine testing + behavioral modification + constant improving general health. As medicine "advances", the possible unknown remains to be revealed over time but of uncertain time frame. So, do whatever we can do now and stop worrying.... ...Read more

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Will antibiotics kill gonorrhea?

Will antibiotics kill gonorrhea?

Some will: Yes, but gonorrhea is resistant to many antibiotics. Injectable Ceftriaxone is currently the best choice, but we're quickly running out of choices because of drug resistance, with few new antibiotics being developed. There may come a time when people develop untreatable gonrrhea, which will make peeing a very unpleasant activity. ...Read more

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Dr. Deborah Wong
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Infection Of Abdominal Lining (Definition)

A condition in which there is swelling and irritation of the lining of the inside of the belly. Common symptoms may include abdominal pain, ...Read more