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Parents: Call the doctor right away for these 4 symptoms

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Published: March 07, 2017
  • Author: Claire McCarthy, MD,

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Comments

Jean
March 18, 2017

You in are describing the symptoms of Sepsis here….am I right? If so, why not mention the name
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Anthony Lai
March 21, 2017

Not really.

A patient with bronchiolitis with difficulty in breathing might not be in sepsis, but require urgent treatment.

A patient with acute gastroenteritis and lethargic can be dehydrated, and a reduced oral intake can make the disease worse. Again, not necessary in sepsis.

This is a very helpful post. Good job!

Dr. Jamil qasem
March 14, 2017

Very useful points for parents. Thanks for sharing.

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