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How contagious is sepsis while pregnant?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

What kind of sepsis and what the organism.? Pregnancy does notake a difference.

In brief: Depends

What kind of sepsis and what the organism.? Pregnancy does notake a difference.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Sepsis isn't...

Sepsis is the result of the bodies response to overwhelming infection, but not an infection in itself.
Some organisms that lead to sepsis are contagious and others are not.... Ask the ICU attending if you should go in to see the patient and tell her/him you are pregnant. They should let you know.

In brief: Sepsis isn't...

Sepsis is the result of the bodies response to overwhelming infection, but not an infection in itself.
Some organisms that lead to sepsis are contagious and others are not.... Ask the ICU attending if you should go in to see the patient and tell her/him you are pregnant. They should let you know.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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