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How long does sepsis take to go into effect after someone has an infection?
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Sepsis
Time varies a cording to source and type of infection as well as general health of the patient.
Hours to days.

In brief: Sepsis
Time varies a cording to source and type of infection as well as general health of the patient.
Hours to days.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Varies
It varies depending on the immune system, the location of the infection, the type of bacteria involved, and the amount of bacteria first involved in an infection.
Some infections rapidly progress to sepsis, some linger first and progress gradually.

In brief: Varies
It varies depending on the immune system, the location of the infection, the type of bacteria involved, and the amount of bacteria first involved in an infection.
Some infections rapidly progress to sepsis, some linger first and progress gradually.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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