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I have asthma, is it more likely that a bacterial infection become septic?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
Asthmatic patients are not at any higher risk to develop serious bacterial infection when compared with general population.

In brief: No
Asthmatic patients are not at any higher risk to develop serious bacterial infection when compared with general population.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not really...
If you develop a bacterial infection in your lungs or airways, you are more likely to have an asthma exacerbation since these infections can trigger asthma.
Your risk of sepsis is similar to non-asthmatics.

In brief: Not really...
If you develop a bacterial infection in your lungs or airways, you are more likely to have an asthma exacerbation since these infections can trigger asthma.
Your risk of sepsis is similar to non-asthmatics.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not really
The likelihood of an infection turning into sepsis depends on many factors some are related to the bacteria causing the infection and some related to your immune system.

In brief: Not really
The likelihood of an infection turning into sepsis depends on many factors some are related to the bacteria causing the infection and some related to your immune system.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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