Septic shock

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What is septic shock?

Septic shock is a serious medical condition caused by decreased tissue perfusion and oxygen delivery as a result of infection and sepsis, though the microbe may be systemic or localized to a particular site. It can cause multiple organ failure and death.

Common symptoms reported by people with septic shock

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for septic shock

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Compare treatments taken by people with septic shock

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Who has septic shock on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 4 say septic shock is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 2
50s 5
60s 1
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 9

These charts show data from septic shock patients who have completed their condition history
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