Blood Poisoning Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Blood Poisoning? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Blood Poisoning.


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Symptoms of Blood Poisoning

The first symptoms depend on the site of the infection.

As the condition progresses to sepsis, symptoms include:

  • Fever and chills
  • Low temperature
  • Paleness of skin color
  • Listlessness
  • Changes in mental status
  • Rapid breathing
  • Increased heart rate
  • Decreased urine output
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shock
  • Problems with bleeding or clotting


Learn what Blood Poisoning is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Blood Poisoning Causes
What causes Blood Poisoning? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Blood Poisoning Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Blood Poisoning? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Blood Poisoning Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Blood Poisoning Symptoms
What are the Blood Poisoning symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Blood Poisoning Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Blood Poisoning
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Blood Poisoning.
Blood Poisoning Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Blood Poisoning Prevention
How can you prevent Blood Poisoning? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Blood Poisoning Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Blood Poisoning treatment options are available?
Blood Poisoning Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Blood Poisoning Doctors
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