You should call the doctor if you have signs and symptoms of sepsis. If any of the following are true about your medical history you need to be especially vigilant regarding possible sepsis symptoms:
If a child younger than 60 days who has fever, lethargy, poor feeding, a change in normal behavior, or an unusual rash, call the doctor and proceed to the hospital.
If you have a family member with confusion , dizziness , fast heartbeat , fast breathing, fever, chills, rash, or
dizziness, call your doctor immediately or go to the hospital's emergency department.
Sepsis is a medical emergency. If you have sepsis, the treatment is usually given in the hospital and often in an intensive care unit.
The prognosis depends on age, previous health history, how quickly the diagnosis is made and the organism causing the sepsis.
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