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How does sepsis affect the blood?
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sepsis is BLOOD INFE
Sepsis is bacterial infection in blood, it is serious medical condition caused by excessive immune response to infection.
Chemicals released into blood to fight infection result in wide spread inflammation.And that can result in organ damage, and in severe cases one or more organs fail, and also cause fall in blood pressure called septic shock.

In brief: Sepsis is BLOOD INFE
Sepsis is bacterial infection in blood, it is serious medical condition caused by excessive immune response to infection.
Chemicals released into blood to fight infection result in wide spread inflammation.And that can result in organ damage, and in severe cases one or more organs fail, and also cause fall in blood pressure called septic shock.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Sepsis
Sepsis may decrease your blood pressure and require immediate medical attention.

In brief: Sepsis
Sepsis may decrease your blood pressure and require immediate medical attention.
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
In brief: Many effects
Sepsis may affect coagulation of the blood, may increase white blood cell level, may increase bleeding, may cause clotting of some small blood vessels, may affect level of coagulation factors, may affect level of fibrin, plasmin, thrombin, etc.
.., there is a wide range of effects sepsis can have on the blood.

In brief: Many effects
Sepsis may affect coagulation of the blood, may increase white blood cell level, may increase bleeding, may cause clotting of some small blood vessels, may affect level of coagulation factors, may affect level of fibrin, plasmin, thrombin, etc.
.., there is a wide range of effects sepsis can have on the blood.
Dr. Claude Parola
Dr. Claude Parola
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Dr. Michael Taylor
Sepsis can cause the whit blood cell count to go up or down. Also, sepsis may impair bone marrow function, leading to anemia and low platelet counts.
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