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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does blood poisoning on tattoos look like?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does blood poisoning on tattoos look like?

If you become: Septic from a tatoo infection - you will be dealing with systemic symptoms ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Noga
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Does drawing on your wrist with sharpie/pen increase skin cancer risk or give you blood poisoning?

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Does drawing on your wrist with sharpie/pen increase skin cancer risk or give you blood poisoning?

No data: There is nothing in the literature to suggest this ...Read more

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Dr. Larry Nichter
Board Certified, Cosmetic Surgery
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I have cherry angiomas on my skin, mostly on my legs, could I have blood poisoning?

Dr. Larry Nichter
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I have cherry angiomas on my skin, mostly on my legs, could I have blood poisoning?

Cherry Angioma Cure: Cherry angiomas are common in most people after age 40 and do not indicated blood poisioning if this is the only symptom you have. They are easily treated with laser as a quick office procedure ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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I need to know if I have blood poisoning. I've got lesions, sores that look a lot like burns.Please help. I have had these nearly 15months?

Dr. Dennis Clifford
Board Certified, Pulmonary Critical Care
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I need to know if I have blood poisoning. I've got lesions, sores that look  a lot like burns.Please help. I have had these nearly 15months?

Not sure: Fever, chills and malaise are common symptoms of sepsis. Sores that last for 15 months are definitely not normal and should be assessed by a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour
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Please show me a picture of what a red line going up a persons arm from blood poisoning looks like?

Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour
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Google "phlebitis": Look at the images. Phlebitis means "inflammation of the vessel" which includes infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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How is blood poisoning (septicaemia) caught?

Dr. Alan Ali
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Septicemia: Infection spreading from local area to generalized, if local infection is untreated or inadequately treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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What is blood poisoning?

Dr. Dennis Clifford
Board Certified, Pulmonary Critical Care
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What is blood poisoning?

Sepsis: Blood poisoning is the common term for sepsis which means bacteria or fungi have entered the blood stream and caused a cascade of immune events creating a very ill patient. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Is septicemia the same thing as "blood poisoning"?

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Is septicemia the same thing as "blood poisoning"?

We can say: Septicemia- in lay man terms can be called blood poisoning. Some bacteria produce what are called endotoxins which circulate in the blood stream, cause serious illness. ...Read more

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Dr. Ernest Block
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Is it possible to get blood poisoning from a bullet?

Dr. Ernest Block
Board Certified, Trauma Surgery
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What do you mean?: If you are asking about lead poisoning, then no. If you are asking about bacteria in the bloodstream (bacteremia), then the answer is yes, but not from the bullet directly. Such an infection would be a complication of injury or an infection from an injured body part. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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What does having blood poisoning mean?

Dr. William Walsh
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What does having  blood poisoning mean?

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. ...Read more

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