Shock -- This truly CAN HAPPEN to those of us with #ChronicPain if our pain is severe uncontrolled. If you start having these symptoms. notify your family, primary care doctor, pain specialist... EVERYONE who is involved with your pain -- RIGHT AWAY!! And remember, God is there for you so call out and hold on to hope even when its chance seems small.
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects small blood vessels mainly in the skin, intestines, and kidneys. Symptoms can begin in children, most commonly between the ages of 4 and 7 years, soon after an upper respiratory tract infection or a streptococcal pharyngitis (sore throat infection).
Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can cause organ failure and death. Healthcare providers can help prevent sepsis and improve early recognition of sepsis. Think sepsis, time matters.