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Know the signs of sepsis

Symptoms of sepsis can be different in adults and children.

An adult may have sepsis if they have:
Slurred speech or confusion
Extreme shivering or muscle pain
assing no urine (in a day)
evere breathlessness
t feels like you are going to die
kin mottled or discoloured

A child may have sepsis if they:
Are breathing very fast
Have a ‘fit’ or convulsion
Look mottled, bluish, or pale
Have a rash that does not fade when you touch it
Are very lethargic or difficult to wake
Feel abnormally cold to touch

If you are worried about an infection you may have call 1111 or you GP.
If someone has one of the sepsis symptoms call 999 or visit A&E.

Please visit the The UK Sepsis Trust website for more information on sepsis or to become #sepsissavvy

Symptoms of sepsis to look out for