Misdiagnosis of Sepsis
Alternative diagnoses list for Sepsis:
For a diagnosis of Sepsis,
the following list of conditions
have been mentioned in sources
as possible alternative diagnoses
to consider during the diagnostic process for Sepsis:
Diseases for which Sepsis may be an alternative diagnosis
The other diseases for which Sepsis
is listed as a possible alternative
diagnosis in their lists include:
Sepsis: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?
Causes of Sepsis may include these medical conditions:
Common Misdiagnoses and Sepsis
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 the "good" bacteria in the gut.
This leads to "digestive imbalance" where there are too few remaining "good"
bacteria in the digestive system.
The treatment is typically to use "probiotics", such as by eating yoghurt cultures
containing more of the good bacteria.
See digestive imbalance and probiotics.
Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Sepsis:
The following medical news items
are relevant to misdiagnosis of Sepsis:
Misdiagnosis and Sepsis deaths
Sepsis is a condition
that can possibly be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »
General Misdiagnosis Articles
Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.
When checking for a misdiagnosis of Sepsis
or confirming a diagnosis of Sepsis,
it is useful to consider what other
medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative
conditions relevant to diagnosis.
These alternate diagnoses of Sepsis may already have
been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible
alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Sepsis.
For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases,
see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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