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What are the symptoms of shock from a serious infection?
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Dr. Michael Taylor
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In brief: Lethargy & confusion
Severe sepsis/septic shock often causes lethargy and confusion.
Many symptoms will be a result of the underlying infection; the most common infections causing septic shock are: pneumonia-shortness of breath, cough, chest and/or abdominal pain; uti-pain/burning on urination, abdominal pain; intra-abdominal infection-nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea.

In brief: Lethargy & confusion
Severe sepsis/septic shock often causes lethargy and confusion.
Many symptoms will be a result of the underlying infection; the most common infections causing septic shock are: pneumonia-shortness of breath, cough, chest and/or abdominal pain; uti-pain/burning on urination, abdominal pain; intra-abdominal infection-nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea.
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