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Positive blood cultures and sepsis

Premium Questions

Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

Dear Doctor, I understand that in cases of suspected sepsis both blood cultures and a urine M/C/S are typically done. I realise that blood cultures may identify the particular infection... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Raju A.T MD

has had a number of blood cultures drawn without diagnosis. I traveled from St. XXXXXXX to Atl ... at this point. No EKG has been done - just blood work. What are we missing at this point. THank you. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

May I have your personal opinion on a certain matter? If there is sufficient evidence that an 88 year-old comorbid patient has sepsis but is still considered to be treatable, would a delay ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja MD

. She ended up with Sepsis and was treated for Candida Albacans and Glabrada in the blood starting 11/30/11. The Candida has not cultured in the blood since 12/6/11 but did culture in... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

I have had a skin problem for 7 or 8 mos. have been to 4 different dermatologists with no positive ... a urinary tract infection , which developed into Sepsis!! After a month of rehab I relearned how to stand... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Prasad MD

after that he experienced gross blood in his urine . It was bright red and looked as if was all blood ... ( it was Saturday) A blood draw was done and a number of labs were performed. Most came back... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha MD

on the breathing machine (he went from 100% assistance to 40%). They discovered that the blood infection was due ... is fighting the infection. He s dx is Sepsis . However, he is still unconscious. He opens... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Sairajesh Koonamsetty MD

Hi ,I am a neonatologist and I have neonate ,who is full term, with an early sepsis , he was on a ventilator and weaned from it after 3 days ,suddenly he vomits a clot of blood ( hematemesis ,melema which ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sairajesh Koonamsetty ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. G. Srinivasan MD

My dad got sepsis after having a prostate biopsy and was in hospital for 1 week. He had low blood pressure and very high temperate and urine infection. He is home now but is very tired and keeps ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. G. Srinivasan ( Urologist)
Dr.  Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh MD

I wonder how I would know if I have perianal sepsis? I just underwent stapled prolapsectomy. Have a big ulcer in the mouth that just would not go away even after 15 day. It is easier to see in the mouth ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh ( General Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

Hi,no there is no such possibility,unless there is sepsis

Dr.  Diptanshu Das MD

Generally rusty iron instruments mean uncleaned items and hence more liable to contain infective microbes. Being sharp they can directly pierce the body and convey this infection to the blood stream thus causing...

Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

means she has cancer with severe sepsis. get her to a hospital asap