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I have a bacterial infection, can this become blood poisoning?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Most bacterial infections don't cause sepsis, but untreated, ignored, or especially potent infections can lead to sepsis, severe sepsis, or septic shock and death.
Treat infections seriously.

In brief: Yes

Most bacterial infections don't cause sepsis, but untreated, ignored, or especially potent infections can lead to sepsis, severe sepsis, or septic shock and death.
Treat infections seriously.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Depending where the bacterial infection originates and if allowed to go unchecked --> it can spread to the local tissue, into the blood and even into the bone.
You should get a physician evaluate your infection if you are concerned.

In brief: Yes

Depending where the bacterial infection originates and if allowed to go unchecked --> it can spread to the local tissue, into the blood and even into the bone.
You should get a physician evaluate your infection if you are concerned.
Dr. Rahil Malik
Dr. Rahil Malik
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