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Are urinary tract infections dangerous for the elderly?
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In brief: Sometimes
There is a potential for a urinary tract infection to lead to sepsis (blood infection), which is much more difficult to control.
Therefore, treating a urinary tract infection early and appropriately when symptoms start is much more advantageous.

In brief: Sometimes
There is a potential for a urinary tract infection to lead to sepsis (blood infection), which is much more difficult to control.
Therefore, treating a urinary tract infection early and appropriately when symptoms start is much more advantageous.
Dr. Lester Thompson
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Dr. Phillip Porch
General Practice
In brief: Could be
Infections can become life threatening if the infection gets into the bloodstream and causes sepsis.

In brief: Could be
Infections can become life threatening if the infection gets into the bloodstream and causes sepsis.
Dr. Phillip Porch
Dr. Phillip Porch
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