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75 Possible Causes for Acute Prostatitis, Rigors and Chills, Septicemia

  • Acute Prostatitis

    CONCLUSIONS: Bx-ABP patients showed a higher incidence of septicemia and antibiotic-resistant bacteria than S-ABP patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute prostatitis is a serious bacterial infection of the prostate gland. This infection is a medical emergency.[en.wikipedia.org] Men with chronic bacterial prostatitis do not present with systemic symptoms of infection (fever, chills and rigors).[antimicrobe.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] highlights the need to consider A. urinae as a causative agent of urinary tract infections because if not identified and properly treated it may lead to endocarditis or septicemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Interestingly, acute prostatitis usually does not result in chronic prostatitis, and chronic bacterial prostatitis is usually not antedated by acute prostatitis.[emedicine.com] Signs of pyelonephritis may include: A high fever (over 100.4 degrees) Body chills Rigors (shivering and sweating accompanied by a rise in temperature) Nausea or vomiting[verywell.com]

  • Enterococcus

    Enterococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere Approximate Synonyms Enterococcus infection Enterococcus urinary tract infection Enterococcus UTI Group D streptococcal septicemia[icd9data.com] Larger inocula or more pathogenic organisms may produce systemic signs and symptoms: fever, chills, rigors, sweating, malaise, sleepiness, and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other drug options include: ampicillin with sulbactam daptomycin linezolid nitrofurantoin tigecycline vancomycin More severe infections can include sepsis , endocarditis,[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Escherichia Coli Infection

    He also had septicemia, or bacteria in his blood. “Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to an infection that leads to organ shut-down,” Dr. Tosh explains.[health.com] E coli causes a wide range of UTIs, including uncomplicated urethritis /cystitis, symptomatic cystitis, pyelonephritis, acute prostatitis, prostatic abscess, and urosepsis[emedicine.medscape.com] We report a 40-year-old diabetic man who presented with fever with chills and rigor for the last 9 days and heaviness in the left hypochondrium for the last 6 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Prostatitis

    Fungi have recently been implicated in prostatitis in immunosuppressed patients. 8 If left untreated, the infection may result in septicemia or prostatic abscess.[nature.com] The histologic correlate of acute prostatitis is a neutrophilic infiltration of the prostate gland.[en.wikipedia.org] Acute prostatitis is associated with findings of fever, chills and rigors (shakes) and it is often curable.[blogs.christianpost.com]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    Pregnancies of women with pyelonephritis compared to those without were more likely to be complicated by anemia (26.3% vs 11.4%; OR, 2.6; 95% CI, 2.4-2.9), septicemia (1.9%[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute pyelonephritis developed in a 67-yr-old man after transrectal ultrasonographically guided biopsy of the prostate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Febrile patients commonly exhibit chills or rigor as well, alongside fatigue and weakness. Temperature is not expected to exceed an average of 103 F (39.4 C).[symptoma.com]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    She was admitted presently due to the symptoms of septicemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Based on the results of the prostate biopsy and image inspection, he was diagnosed as having localized prostate cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever was high-grade intermittent, not associated with rigors and chills and subsided with analgesics.[jpma.org.pk]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Hospitalizations with septicemia (bacteria in the blood) or sepsis -- as the first-listed, principal, or a secondary diagnosis -- increased from 621,000 in 2000 to 1,141,000[cleveland.com] E coli causes a wide range of UTIs, including uncomplicated urethritis /cystitis, symptomatic cystitis, pyelonephritis, acute prostatitis, prostatic abscess, and urosepsis[emedicine.com] Nonspecific symptoms such as fever, rigors or shaking chills, and malaise are common.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Septic Arthritis

    Arthropyosis (see also Arthritis, pyogenic) 711.0 Pyarthrosis (see also Arthritis, pyogenic) 711.0 tuberculous - see Tuberculosis, joint Pyemia, pyemic (purulent) (see also Septicemia[icd9data.com] Elderly patients are more likely to develop gram-negative infections of the blood stream following diverticulitis, acute prostatitis, and urinary tract infections.[atsu.edu] Constitutional symptoms such as fever, chills, and rigors are poorly sensitive for septic arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Prostatic Abscess

    We describe a patient with Pseudomonas pseudomallei septicemia and a prostatic abscess who presented with signs and symptoms of a urinary tract infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The histologic correlate of acute prostatitis is a neutrophilic infiltration of the prostate gland.[en.wikipedia.org] The patients presented with clinical symptoms of dysuria, high fever with chills and rigors, perineal pain, urethral discharge and severe tenderness with or without fluctuation[sjkdt.org]

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