If you have one or more of the following symptoms, you could be suffering from hepatobiliary sepsis.
Individuals with the following issues are at a higher risk of hepatobiliary sepsis:
The symptoms of sepsis are profound and just like a heart attack or stroke, early intervention is key to survival. Once symptoms are presented, the following things will take place to aid your physician in diagnosing you:
Treatment options are dependent on many factors such as the cause of your sepsis and where the infection occurred. For example, if the infection happened due to a blocked bile duct, it would need to be flushed and drained. A stent may also be inserted into your liver to drain the infection. In addition to that, antibiotics will also be administered.
There are two ways in which antibiotics can be administered, orally and intravenously, depending on the severity of your sepsis. You must complete the whole course of your antibiotics, even if you are feeling better.