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Englishtown, NJ
A 25-year-old female asked about a 25-year-old male:

My boyfriend was treated and released for cellulitis a couple days ago &today his heart has been racing, sweating, and fever. does he have sepsis?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 20 years experience
Possible: The symptoms you are describing can be seen in sepsis. It would be a good idea to be re-evaluated soon at an emergency department/urgent care center if he is not getting better on his prescribed therapy for cellulitis.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possibly: Recommend that he be expeditiously evaluated to rule that out. Take care.

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