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Comment from: Princess, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: March 23

I just got out of the hospital after 7 days of being treated for sepsis. I was on IVs for 7 days, and 2 antibiotics day and night. I had all the symptoms and my husband called 911 for the paramedics to take me to the emergency room. I really didn't realize just how serious my condition was. I wish I knew how to prevent getting it again.

Comment from: Linda B, Female (Caregiver) Published: February 22

All I know is this infection Sepsis is a bad boy for sure. My mother-in-law age 83 got it from a tooth extraction back in November and has taken antibiotic after antibiotic. She has had all the symptoms that you all have mentioned.

Comment from: SepsisSurvivor, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 06

I'd like to add another cause: broken placenta that was left in the uterus for two weeks and became infected. It was not until it was removed via D&E that some of the toxins entered the bloodstream and caused the septic shock I experienced. Treatment was aggressive IV treatment and a stay in the ICU. I fortunately recovered but it was close.

Published: May 19

I got this infection after surgery. I had all the symptoms listed here. This is no fun for sure! I had a high fever and uncontrollable shakes throughout my body. I had it for just under 48 hours. My doctor tried 3 antibiotics! The third one kicked it!

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