Articles for tag: Abscess, Bad Teeth, Root Canal Treatment, Septicemia

How Can You Handle Dental Abscess?

Some of the common concerns that people have regarding dental abscess are as follows: 1. I have an abscessed tooth. What if I don’t get the RCT (Root Canal Treatment) done? Can it get life threatening? Yes. However, the likelihood of the abscessed tooth causing life threatening infection depends on the location of the offending ...

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Pressure Sores (Bedsores): Causes and Treatments

Have you ever sat in one position too long and then notice a tender, reddened area? Believe it or not, this is the beginning of a pressure sore! Pressure sores, also known as bedsores or decubitus ulcers, can develop from any prolonged position, and are a common yet serious concern for those individuals who experience ...

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What is Septicemia?

What is Septicemia? Septicemia, alternately known as “blood poisoning,” is identified by the incidence of bacteria in the blood. In turn, the presence of bacteria in the blood is known as bacteremia. Although it is generally a bacterial infection, fungi and other organisms can also cause septicemia to arise. It is a severe and pervasive ...