3 doctors weighed in:
How long can you have sepsis infection before the symptoms will start showing?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not long
Sepsis is a medical emergency.
One will be very sick and often become incoherent very quickly. Seek medical attn if you are sick.

In brief: Not long
Sepsis is a medical emergency.
One will be very sick and often become incoherent very quickly. Seek medical attn if you are sick.
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Thank
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Sepsis infection
Sepsis is not a particular kind of infection, but rather a collection of symptomatic responses the body has to any sever infection.
The responses themselves (low blood pressure, fever or low body temp, rapid heart rate, high or low white blood count) can lead to problems, but are meant to fight infection. Infections that progress to sepsis can do so rapidly (hours) or slowly.

In brief: Sepsis infection
Sepsis is not a particular kind of infection, but rather a collection of symptomatic responses the body has to any sever infection.
The responses themselves (low blood pressure, fever or low body temp, rapid heart rate, high or low white blood count) can lead to problems, but are meant to fight infection. Infections that progress to sepsis can do so rapidly (hours) or slowly.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified, Pediatrics - Critical Care
30 years in practice
821K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors