When sepsis (a condition that results when an infection enters the bloodstream) occurs, the immune system is greatly compromised when the body attempts to put the proper defenses in place. However, if existing health concerns (i.e., cancer, a recent surgery, AIDS, or immune deficiency due to advanced age) are an issue, a blood infection can be life threatening.
That’s why it’s vital to recognize the top 14 signs of blood infection…
1. Skin Spots
Oftentimes, the first sign of a blood infection will show itself as reddish or spotted patches on the extremities (i.e., hands, legs, arms, and feet), as well as other parts of the body.