Fast Facts on Sepsis
Sepsis is a life threatening illness that can occur in anyone and is a leading cause of death.
It occurs as a response to an infection your body is fighting.
Sepsis can cause permanent damage to your organs if not rapidly treated.
Treatment includes intravenous fluids, antibiotics and other medications to support the body in fighting the infection and reducing the damage.
Sepsis can occur rapidly, so seek evaluation if you are diagnosed with an infection and are feeling worse despite treatment.