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Sepsis is an intense reaction to an infection. It can cause deadly damage to the body and lead to a dangerously low blood pressure. You may have inflammation across large areas of your body. It can damage tissue and even go deep into your organs.
Infections that can lead to sepsis include:
A skin infection such as from a cut.
A lung infection like pneumonia.
A kidney infection.
A gut infection such as E. coli.
It's important to care for yourself and try to avoid infections so that you don't get sepsis again.
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