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What does it mean when u have an infection in the blood or sepsis?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sepsis

Spreading of infection thru blood stream.

In brief: Sepsis

Spreading of infection thru blood stream.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: Get it treated.

If an infective agent travels to the blood stream and spreads, it could cause what is called sepsis.
With sepsis the body is greatly challenged to fight the infection. In severe cases the patient may go into multi-organ failure, shock, or even death. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Get it treated.

If an infective agent travels to the blood stream and spreads, it could cause what is called sepsis.
With sepsis the body is greatly challenged to fight the infection. In severe cases the patient may go into multi-organ failure, shock, or even death. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment.
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