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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   can you please tell me more details about sepsis
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :   Where is it and to whom it is concerned?
User :   my mom has been admitted with sepsis
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Where is the sepsis?
User :   want to know what exactly does that mean
Doctor :   It is an infection

User :   is it serious
Doctor :  
mainly a bacterial
Doctor :  
with pus formation
User :   the doctors were telling there are chances of multiple organ failure as infection has gone in blood
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
That is Septicemia
Doctor :  
which is a medical emergency
Doctor :   and needs to be treated and monitored intensively

User :   yeah septicemia is what the doctors said
Doctor :   the sepsis is in blood now

Doctor :  
and can reach all the organs
User :   is it a serious condition
Doctor :  
but it shall be dealt with good amount of potent antibiotics
Doctor :  
It is not a simple condition, rather than putting it serous
User :   how does it occur
Doctor :   the foci of infection can be anywhere in the body
Doctor :  
it shall reach the blood from there
Doctor :  
and multiply
User :   oh ok
User :   what r the chances of full recovery
Doctor :  
It is recoverable
Doctor :  
there is no need to worry
Doctor :   Would require close monitoring

Doctor :  
it is not a unrecoverable condition
User :   yeah she is in icu
Doctor :  
but is difficult situation
User :   ok, thanks for the info
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thanks
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User :   done, thanks
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