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Septic Shock symptoms
Septic Shock

Symptoms could include:

  • 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
  • Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs upon standing quickly.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The term "breathing difficulty" describes discomfort when breathing and the feeling that you can't draw a complete breath. This can develop gradually, or you may have a sudden onset. Breathing difficulties make you feel as though you can't get eno...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Agitation is a feeling of aggravation or restlessness brought on by provocation or a medical condition. It is normal for people to feel agitated from time to time. It is often a direct result of everyday stresses caused by work or school. However,...
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Detecting changes in skin color is challenging because there is such a wide range of skin coloration in all individuals. Subtle changes like skin blanching may occur gradually over time, or there may be a sudden onset.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Blanching of skin occurs when the skin becomes pale in response to gentle pressure. Blanched skin, skin blanches, skin turns white.
    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
  • 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
  • Sometimes a person's skin feels hot to touch due to illness or an environmental situation that causes an increase is temperature.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Electrical impulses causes the heart to pump. Normally the impulse originates in the right upper chamber of the heart, called the right atrium. The electrical
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
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