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IV infection

IV infection: Introduction

An infection that occurs at the site of an intravenous line which is used to deliver fluid or medication into a patient's vein. The infection can cause swelling, redness and fever at the site of the IV insertion. An infection of a central IV line carries a higher risk of septicemia (blood poisoning) which is a serious condition. ...more »

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IV infection: Related Patient Stories

IV infection: Deaths

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Causes of IV infection

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Misdiagnosis and IV infection

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill...read more »

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