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Hi, all the thing you describe are commonly experienced when recovering from sepsis, most people are surprised at how they feel and how long it can take to recover.
I have provided a link below to some helpful information on sepsis recovery. You may also find it helpful to chat to one of the nurses on the support team at the UK Sepsis Trust, you can ask them questions and discuss your concerns. Contact them by calling 08088000029.
Sepsis Recovery booklets
Recurring infections following sepsis can be a problem for some sepsis survivors. A few of those people may then go on to develop sepsis. It is important to take measures to minimise the risk of getting infections such has good basic personal hygiene and hand washing, strict hygiene when caring for any indwelling devices such as urinary catheters, caring for any cuts and wounds and seeking medical attention when you suspect you may have an infection. Most important is to know the signs of sepsis and if you are worried that you may have sepsis 'Just Ask Could it be Sepsis' I have provided a link below to some helpful information on sepsis recovery. You may also find it helpful to chat to one of the nurses on the support team at the UK Sepsis Trust, you can ask them questions and discuss your concerns. Contact them by calling 08088000029.
Sepsis Recovery booklets
I am a new member seeking advice. My husband has bladder cancer and underwent a Radical Cystectomy with Ilual Conduit in June. I am collecting him from hospital hopefully today after suffering Sepsis twice in the last 3 weeks, both times being hospitalised. What advice can anyone give to prevent this keep happening? Doctor yesterday said that due to his 're-plumbing' this is likely to keep happening. Any advice gratefully received.
I had surgery to remove the metal work from my wrist because they think i am allergic to it, what was ment to be an hour operation lasted over 4, i left hospital the next day, 2 days later i was still in alot of pain and went to the local out of hours, where i was given morphine for the pain. 3 days later i was not feeling 100% my chest felt a little tight, so my sister took me down to the walk in centre where the nurse took 1 look at me, and said i don't like the look of you, the sweat was pouring from me, she got another nurse to take a look at me, and said i needed to go to the local hospital as they both thought there was a chance that i had sepsis.
Once i got to the A&E department they took bloods from me, and hooked me up to a drip to get fluids and antibiotics into me, i was kept in overnight and then released the next day, i went to my orthopedic appointment on the friday, and they where not happy with the way i was treated, they put a plan into place that if i was not feeling well i was to go straight there and they would just treating me according to the plan in place.
I have been having weekly appointments at the othopedic apartment to check on my wrist and the wound.
I am concently tired, i can not control the sweating, i am scared that i might get another infection, and get the sepsis again, i can not believe how ill i have been, but when people ask me how i am feeling now? i can not answer, as i do not know how i feel