Anyone else got these type of problems after sepsis?
- 15 Feb 2016 by shadowgirl123l
- 8 days ago
- sepsis, diarrhea, pain, dosage, doctor, hospital
my husband had an op on his back and after a few days he was discharged,
on leaving the hospital the doctor was aware of pain my husband was feeling in his arm and he has a sever dose of diarrhea. we went home and within 7 hours of him being discharged his tep shot up to 105.
next day he couldn't move both arms and i asked what was wrong with my husband and i was told he had sepsis. when the infections doc seen my husband he said my husband was very close to death.
he was dosed up with fluids and antibiotics and after about 10 days he was released from hospital. but he still had to see the infections specialist and was told his heart/lungs were affected as he got chronic pneumonia.
the thing is, since the infection he is wrecked all the time. he went to the gp about this and got the shock of his life when he was told that his heart is beating slower than normal, he may have diabetes, he has a bleed in his tummy and he has anemia.
prior to the op he was fully checked and nothing like this came back.
is anyone else got symptoms like this. i am so worried about my husband as he was a fit healthy man before the op
Really sorry about all of this and what your husband is going through. And it's not easy on you sounds like he has had a real bad time. This is one reason people get in and out of the hospital as fast as possible is the infections people catch while there in there but it really sounds like someone was not doing there job and No i have never heard of all of this to happen to one person and hope he is doing well now. And someone had better have some better answers for you when he is well. have a good evening. Chuck1957
Your husband has suffered a very serious and almost fatal disease. It will take quite a long time to fully recover if ever. Try going to Sepsis.org.
I was hospitalized on May 7th of this year and was in for a week before they found out what was wrong. Severe drop in blood pressure, 67/48, altered mental state, severe chills, fever and pain. Infectious disease doc finally declared sepsis. It had attacked my 5 yr old left knee replacement. Had a Trans-esophageal Echo to make sure it hadn't gotten to my pace maker. Had surgery on knee to wash it out and replace some parts and IV antibiotics and pain meds. Finally came back to this world on May 14th not knowing what was going on. Transferred to nursing home for more IV antibiotics and rehab to relearn a few things. Released on June 22nd. At followup with doctor I was told if this returns I WILL die. My kidney function has been affected, my well controlled diabetes is all over the place and my heartbeat is slow. These things may get better and they may not. I came home so very scared of what the future holds but then realized I can only do one day at a time.
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