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Complications could include:
Your body enters shock when you don't have enough blood circulating through your system. Learn how to recognize and treat this life-threatening condition.
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Septicemia is bacterial infection spread through the entire vascular system of the body. If untreated it can result in sepsis, a life-threatening inflammation.
Blood poisoning is a serious infection. It occurs when bacteria are in the bloodstream. Despite its name, the infection has nothing to do with poison.
Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a serious symptom that occurs within your digestive tract. Your digestive tract consists of the following organs:
- small intestine, including the duodenum