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Sepsis symptoms
Sepsis

  • Fever is also known as hyperthermia, pyrexia, or elevated temperature. It describes a body temperature that's higher than normal. Fever can affect children and adults. A short-term increase in body temperature can help your body fight off illness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Confusion is a symptom that makes you feel as if you can't think clearly. You might feel disoriented and have a hard time focusing or making decisions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The term "chills" refers to a feeling of being cold without an apparent cause. You get this feeling when your muscles repeatedly expand and contract.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hyperventilation happens when you suddenly start breathing very quickly. Exhaling more than you inhale causes low carbon dioxide levels.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Oliguria is the medical term for a decreased output of urine. Oliguria is considered to be a urinary output of less than 400 milliliters, which is less than about 13.5 ounces, over the course of 24 hours.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An abnormal heart rhythm is when your heart beats too fast, slow, or irregularly. This is also called an arrhythmia. Within the heart is a complex system of valves, nodes, and chambers that control how and when the blood is pumped.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Decreased consciousness can affect your ability to remain awake, aware, and oriented. Learn about the symptoms that can be a sign of decreased consciousness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sometimes a person feels hot to touch due to illness or environmental situation that causes elevated core temperature. A compounding factor can be dehydration (lack of fluids.
    Source:Healthline
  • The heart rate, usually measured by checking the arterial pulse or sounds counting the times of the heart beat, is considered one of the vital signs. Vital signs – body temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure provide information about the state of health of a person and, if abnormal,offer clues to problems.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Delirium is an abrupt change in the brain that causes mental confusion and emotional disruption. It makes it difficult to think, remember, sleep, pay attention, and more. You might experience the condition during alcohol withdrawal, after surgery,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A tremor is an unintentional and uncontrollable rhythmic movement of one part or one limb of your body. A tremor can occur in any part of the body and at any time.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The average person takes between 12 to 20 breaths per minute. Rapid, shallow breathing, also called tachypnea, occurs when you take more breaths than normal in a given minute. When a person breathes rapidly, it's sometimes known as hyperventilatio...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The heart rate, usually measured by checking the arterial pulse or sounds counting the times of the heart beat, is considered one of the vital signs. Vital signs – body temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure provide information about the state of health of a person and, if abnormal, offer clues to problems.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
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