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Symptoms Of Blood Poisoning From Tooth
No...: I think you meant a spread of infection from a localized abscess to become systemic through circulation. The incidence is very rare but it could happen. You would have fever or chill, feeling sick or malaise, and with blood test there would be a raise in white blood cell. Check up with your doctor. Relax and do not over worrying!See 1 more doctor answer
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
I had blood poisoning from a rotted tooth shoild I get all my other rotted teeth extracted before I get it again?
Rotted tooth: You've already experienced what can happen from a rotted tooth. It can even be worse... some people have died from infected teeth. I'm not trying to scare you. Just making you aware of the consequences of leaving teeth that are decayed or ones that have an infection. See a dentist to work up a treatment plan for you asap! Be wise and safe.See 1 more doctor answer
My husband lost a filling and his tooth broke off over 6 months ago finally went to the dentist and it is infected. Could he have blood poisoning?
Probably not: Most dental infections are localized and are limited to the immediate area. I'm glad your husband finally went to the dentist. Moral of the story: don't wait until there is a problem. Get regular exams from your dentist. It's far easier to prevent a problem than to treat it. And cheaper too!See 3 more doctor answers
Long shot but yes: If your broken teeth get infected and you don't treat the infection, yes that can cause blood poisoning.See 2 more doctor answers
Sepsis: The medical term for blood poisoning is sepsis which means an infection where microbes are in the blood. Fever, malaise, drenching sweats and chills are the typical symptoms and they are usually abrupt in onset. Diagnosis is with physical exam, white blood cell count and blood cultures as well as a strong suspicion that an infection is present.
No specific time: If you have a tooth infection it can become quite serious if left unattended. Pain, infection, swelling, complicated treatment, extraction, and in rare cases even death can occur. Do not delay in getting treatment. Call your dentist today.See 3 more doctor answers
Lay term: Blood poisoning is a lay term that is generally used to describe an overwhelming infection. The medical term used is sepsis or septic shock, which refers to an infection that leads to severe stress or collapse of vital organ systems. The physiology do sepsis is complex, wikipedia has a nice lay summary, but even that is about 4 pages long.See 1 more doctor answer
Get it treated.: If an infective agent travels to the blood stream and spreads, it could cause what is called sepsis. With sepsis the body is greatly challenged to fight the infection. In severe cases the patient may go into multi-organ failure, shock, or even death. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment.
Usually: Blood poisoning is a lay term for lymphangitis. Lymphangitis is an infection of the lymphatic channels in the subcutaneous tissue. It usually occurs on an extremity. It is usually caused by beta hemolytic strains of streptococci and occasionally by staphylococcus aureus or p. Multocida after a cat bite. Fever is frequently but not always present.See 1 more doctor answer
Get seen right away: Get seen right away, get prompt treatment with antibiotics, enough IV fluids. This is something you should not ignore.
Come into contact with oozing a clear liquid even though it was dry. Could I get blood poisoning from that?
Need more info: What is oozing a clear liquid -- from where, for how long, what is dry? Without this information, seems like this is an impossible question to answer.
I was very sick fot 6 months cdeff all that time had blood poisoning 3 times bad enough to put me on life support I am needing to know the aftermath?
Depends: People who have had critical illness may take a very prolonged period of time to recover with persistent weakness, and other problems including difficulties with concentration, memory and anxiety. How long problems like this or other problems associated with critical illness lasts ca nvary depending on the specific events and the presence of any chronic diseases. Many will recover 100% though.
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