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.
Be aware: Could It Be Sepsis? C.D.C. Wants More People to Ask - the C.D.C. is starting a major public awareness campaign to make sepsis a household word. The first step is to teach people to seek treatment quickly when a loved one begins to show symptoms of sepsis, which include chills or fever; extreme pain or discomfort; clammy or sweaty skin; confusion or disorientation; shortness of breath; and a high heart rate.
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.