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Is liver abscess often fatal?
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In brief: No
Not often. Antibiotics work most of the time, and surgery plus antibiotics for the remainder. It is rarely fatal.
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In brief: No
Not often. Antibiotics work most of the time, and surgery plus antibiotics for the remainder. It is rarely fatal.
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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: It can be.
If not treated with surgical drainage and antibiotics or antiparasitic agents a liver abscess can be fatal.

In brief: It can be.
If not treated with surgical drainage and antibiotics or antiparasitic agents a liver abscess can be fatal.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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