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
Passing no urine (in a day)
It feels like you are going to die
Skin 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.