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Can sepsis complicate my pregnancy?

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Dr. Michael Jones
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely!

That would be an understatement.
It can very likely end your pregnancy. I hope this is a hypothetical question.

In brief: Absolutely!

That would be an understatement.
It can very likely end your pregnancy. I hope this is a hypothetical question.
Dr. Michael Jones
Dr. Michael Jones
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Most definitely

It can threaten your life and the life of your baby.

In brief: Most definitely

It can threaten your life and the life of your baby.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Michael Carson
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Sepsis is a syndrome that is associated with severe infections, and while it can complicate pregnancy, it can occur whether you are pregnant or not.
Some infections related to pregnancy such as bladder and kidney infections, or infections of the uterus after delivery can cause sepsis, but early detection by your doctor, and use of the correct antibiotics can prevent this severe syndrome.

In brief: Yes

Sepsis is a syndrome that is associated with severe infections, and while it can complicate pregnancy, it can occur whether you are pregnant or not.
Some infections related to pregnancy such as bladder and kidney infections, or infections of the uterus after delivery can cause sepsis, but early detection by your doctor, and use of the correct antibiotics can prevent this severe syndrome.
Dr. Michael Carson
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