Hi. I worked as a CNA most of my life. I was diagnosed almost 3 years ago with #lupus. I was in the ICU right after the diagnosis with pneumonia septic shock and lupus SLE. It's been a battle so far... but now knowing all the symptoms gives me a better way to manage SLE. It's a fight and a long journey but I have faith that one day there will be a cure. -Glendora www.mollysfund.org
Source: http://www.mayoclinic.org Sepsis used to be known as “Blood Poisoning,” Sepsis happens when bacteria & toxins get into the body, usually via a wound. Symptoms: high fever, high heart rate, & high respiratory rate. It MUST be treated by a doctor, or it will become septic shock & will kill you, sometimes after making your fingers and toes fall off (literally). If you ever have a wound & you notice a red line moving towards your heart (up your arm, etc) GO TO THE ER.