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Can sepsis because by viral infection?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
3 doctors agree
In brief: Influenza can do it
However, this is rare. Fortunately.

In brief: Influenza can do it
However, this is rare. Fortunately.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes and no
Viral infection can exhaust your immune system and make you more susceptible to bacterial infections including sepsis.

In brief: Yes and no
Viral infection can exhaust your immune system and make you more susceptible to bacterial infections including sepsis.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
A viral infection can predispose to a bacterial infection, which in turn can cause sepsis.

In brief: No
A viral infection can predispose to a bacterial infection, which in turn can cause sepsis.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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