Staph infections, obesity, recovery chances - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : Hi
How can i help you
User : Hi. My aunt has staph infection and is not getting better. Is there a possibility she can die from this?
Doctor : Ok
i will help u in this
Doctor : can i ask few questions ?
User : Sure.
wats her age
User : Late 40's.
Doctor : Is she diabetic or hypertensive
User : I think she is diabetic.
does she has any other medical illness
Doctor : ok
User : She is overweight. I don't know much.
is she on insulin or tablets for diabetes
User : Insulin I believe.
Doctor : let me explain this to you
First, she is diabetic
and she is obese
and she is on insulin also
staph infections are more common is diabetics
User : Ok.
it can cause sepis of the body
User : Ok.
even the stronger antibiotic will not respond
User : My sister just told me she is on tablets. She lives with her.
for her control of sugrars is importnat
blood cultre will guide us to start her good and effective antibiotics
User : She has been in the hospital for a least a week and is not getting better. How likely is it that she will survive this?
Doctor : if her sugar levels are controlled well
is she is responding to antibiotics, then the chance of recovery is on higher side
other wise she have more compilcated and severe infections due to Staph
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