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What are the symptoms of blood poisoning?

By July 7, 2014 - 5:06pm
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What causes blood poisoning? How can someone get it and what can you watch for? I hear little about blood poisoning but it sounds serious. Any information will help. 

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Hi Lauren,

Septicemia or blood poisoning is when the body is fighting a severe infection that has spread to the bloodstream. Bacteria, viruses and fungi is mainly the cause. People with a low immune systems such as patients of AIDS or cancer, also treatment such as chemotherapy lowers the immune systems. Making these patients more prone to sepsis. 

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July 8, 2014 - 5:09am
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