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Can anyone tell me about recovering from sepsis?

Posted 10 Oct 2012 by doglover44 42 answers

How long is recovery, and what symptoms remain such as body pain, fatigue, dizziness, weakness and memory loss. I had sepsis and gall bladder removal, spent a week in ICU, ten days hospitalized and still feel weak and unable to walk fifty feet without needing to sit. My legs and knees hurt, I ...

What are the long term effects of using Amoxicillin?

Posted 23 Nov 2015 by frankjacobson 1 answer

I have been taking Amoxicillin (500 mg every 8 hours) for one year with no stop time as far as I know. The drug is used to prevent repeated cellulitis in my legs which have led to sepsis. I have chronic pedal edema in my legs due to Noonan's Syndrome. I was hospitalized seven times between ...

Recovery from recent sepsis/septicaemia?

Posted 10 Nov 2017 by Spicarama 1 answer

I was admitted into ER with abscesses in my abdomen which were infected. She. They operated to drain abdomen an ovary burst and I went into septic shock, a coma for 12 days and put on life support in ICU. Stayed in hospital for one month and a half. Serious cognitive difficulties and no memory of ...

Septicemia - Does anyone no if it's possible for a full recovery after sepsis with organ failure?

Posted 23 Feb 2012 by Tay2 2 answers

Septicaemia with multiple organ failure

Sepsis - I'm 5-6 months into recovery after septic shock and 8 days in the hospital. It seems as if?

Posted 17 Aug 2011 by littleway 1 answer

... my recovery is going backwards. In May and June it seemed as if I had more energy and stamina than I do now 2month later. Does this make sense to anyone?

My family & friends see no visual "wrong" & expect me @ 100% as before sepsis. How do I convince?

Posted 1 Jul 2017 by Jnettix 4 answers

They tell me I need to get going or I'll never get better; if I slow down I'm giving in, etc. How can I help them understand and how can I hurry up the process of healing, of being tired, of aching, of impatience with myself; of nausea, diarrhea, headaches? I'm only 3 weeks out of ...

Does sepsis cause weight gain?

Posted 10 Jul 2017 by gingermom4 3 answers

I am a 55 year old female. I had sepsis last year due to a kidney stone that was blocking function on one side of my kidney. I was given a lot of fluids and, of course, a lot of drugs to fight the infection. I was on clear liquids after the first several days of only feeding from the IV. I barely ...

When will I recover from sepsis ? Will I ever feel normal?

Posted 2 Nov 2017 by KortneyS 3 answers

this past year during a pregnancy in which I had extreme hypernemisis and was getting iv fluids every 24 hours my veins collapsed and I needed a picc line. The line got infected after 4 weeks and I went septic. After 3 weeks in the hospital I went on to complet my pregnancy and delivered via ...

Side Effects of Sepsis?

Posted 14 Mar 2012 by raz_jacob 1 answer

My friend recently had sepsis was taken to emergency and spent some time in ICU. He is home now, but even can't remember his house address. Is memory loss a part of this health issue and any tips how he can stay healthy?

Could I have potentially developed septicaemia?

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by Chris584885483 2 answers

I have just finished removing an ingrown toenail, but I just realised that I used a pair of dirty scissors accidentally instead of the clean ones that I put right next to it. I do not believe the toe is infected however I'm not 100% sure if there is a minor one. I believe I made minor cuts in ...

My over weight mother was admitted to hospital, weak, feverish & later died - was this avoidable?

Posted 17 Mar 2011 by VeryBlueBird 3 answers

Upon diagnosis, it was discovered she had CHF, possible COPD, diabetes, acute renal failure, sepsis from ecoli and gout. All of her conditions were treated. She was also given a combination of coumidin and lovenox to prevent clots. She began to show immediate improvement and her condition was ...

If you have an infection that went into your blood stream and have become septic could that cause?

Posted 20 Sep 2012 by unicorn1810 3 answers

... bseverev swelling with my vfeet ankles and calves up to my knees and the other thing is I cant seem to stay awake I keep as I would say dozing off

Anyone ever been in a coma only to wake up and have no idea why?

Posted 30 Jul 2013 by mennis101 3 answers

When I woke up I had no idea where I was and why. I was on a ventilator so was unable to ask any questions. I was also paralized, which I learned later on was chemically produced. I was on a feeding tube and didn't understand why I couldn't eat. But when I woke up everyone around me knew ...

Early stage sepsis recovery time?

Posted 25 Jun 2015 by Michelle_S 1 answer

I am a 38 year old female and was hospitalized for what seemed to be a serious bout of pyelonephritis 7 weeks ago. After arriving at the ER my husband was informed that I had more than a kidney infection and that it was in fact early stage sepsis. Although I was hospitalized for 4 days, I was not ...

Anyone else got these type of problems after sepsis?

Posted 15 Feb 2016 by shadowgirl123l 2 answers

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 ...

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