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Are there intestinal diseases that can turn into septicemia?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many.

Any intestinal disease that may lead to perforation of the intestine has the potential to cause sepsis.
The most common causes of perforation include appendicitis, diverticulitis, ulcer disease, and cancer.

In brief: Many.

Any intestinal disease that may lead to perforation of the intestine has the potential to cause sepsis.
The most common causes of perforation include appendicitis, diverticulitis, ulcer disease, and cancer.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Yes

Any infection emanating from any organ in the body can turn into septicemia.
For example a diverticular ( colon) abscess can turn into septicemia.

In brief: Yes

Any infection emanating from any organ in the body can turn into septicemia.
For example a diverticular ( colon) abscess can turn into septicemia.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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In brief: Yes.

Of these, typhoid and listeria are the most common.

In brief: Yes.

Of these, typhoid and listeria are the most common.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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