Pyaemia

Below you will find more information about Pyaemia from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Pyaemia it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Pyaemia and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Pyaemia comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Pyaemia is a kind of septicemia that causes the proliferation of abscesses in the different parts of the body. It is caused by the staphylococcus bacteria, and used to be a dreaded disease before the invention of antibiotics.

Treatment

Pyaemia can be treated by the use of antibiotics, hemodialysis to clean remove infected fluids, and replacement of affected body organs. Severe cases also need blood transfusion to remove the bacteria in the blood.

Symptoms and Signs

Persons with pyaemia usually experience abscesses, as well as chills, and high grade fever.

Causes

Pyaemia is caused by the thriving of staphylococcus bacteria in the body.

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