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9 Need to Know Sepsis Facts

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Sepsis is dangerous. Technically, it’s a complication that’s related to the body responding to an infection. In the end, it can result in the damaging of critical tissue, the failure of vital organs, and even the death of the afflicted.

To keep you and your family safe, it’s important you know how sepsis can be caused, its most visible symptoms, and what steps you can take to help overcome it. Having a firm understanding of sepsis may just save your life or the life of someone close to you…

1. Sepsis Can Happen Anywhere

Because it’s a complication of an existing infection, many people associate sepsis with health care facilities, such as hospitals and medical clinics. However, the truth is that you simply can’t limit the threat of sepsis to one or two types of areas.

In reality, sepsis can emerge at any time and affect just about any kind of person. Just about any type of infection can lead to sepsis and it really doesn’t matter where on the body the infection takes hold.

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