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Complications could include:
One life-threatening complication of infection is sepsis, which often occurs in people who are elderly or have weak immune systems. Patches of discolored skin is a symptom of severe sepsis.
A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
Your body becomes overloaded with toxins if your kidneys can't do their regular job. This can lead to kidney failure and even be life-threatening.
Seeing blood when you cough can be alarming, whether it's a large or small amount. Coughing up blood is nearly always a symptom of a disease. The blood can come from the throat, lungs, or stomach. The medical term for coughing up blood is hemoptys...