Sepsis Symptoms
  • If a patient has sepsis, they often will have fever. Sometimes, though, the body temperature may be normal or even low.
  • The patient may also have chills and severe shaking.
  • The patient's heart may be beating very fast and breathing rapidly.
  • Confusion, disorientation, and agitation may be seen as well as dizziness and decreased urination.
  • Some patients who have sepsis develop a rash on their skin. The rash may be a reddish discoloration or small dark red dots throughout the body.
  • You may also develop pain in the joints at your wrists, elbows, back, hips, knees, and ankles.
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