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Sepsis symptoms
Sepsis

Symptoms could include:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Hypothermia is a condition that occurs when your body temperature drops below 95°F. Major complications can result from this drop in temperature, including death. Hypothermia is particularly dangerous because it affects your ability to think clear...
    Source:HLCMS
  • There are many tests available to diagnose arrhythmias. Read more on how these tests work.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Drugs that treat arrhythmias come in many forms. Learn what they are, what they do, and how they work.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Read more about doctors who treat arrhythmias.
    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
  • When skin feels hot to the touch, it means the body's temperature is hotter than normal. Sometimes a person's skin feels hot to the touch due to illness. This can also be caused by an environmental situation that increases body temperature.
    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
  • 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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