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My grandma just was recently released from the hospital and icu from gall bladder surgery. She is feeling very nauseaus. What are the signs of sepsis?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple

Fevers, chills, and sweats are the classic indicators.
Others can be drainage from the wound, burning on urination. Some elderly patients do not respond to infection very well and never develop a fever. If you have questions, it is best to be seen by your surgeon.

In brief: Multiple

Fevers, chills, and sweats are the classic indicators.
Others can be drainage from the wound, burning on urination. Some elderly patients do not respond to infection very well and never develop a fever. If you have questions, it is best to be seen by your surgeon.
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sepsis

Could be due to medications she is on.
Hypotension with rapid heart rate are typically associated with sepsis.

In brief: Sepsis

Could be due to medications she is on.
Hypotension with rapid heart rate are typically associated with sepsis.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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