What is Sepsis Infection? 10 Sepsis Shock Symptoms!

3. Anxiety, confusion, and other mental alterations

Anxiety, confusion, and other mental alterations

Cognitive function can be severely affected in septic shock. Patients may suffer severe anxiety, agitation, somnolence and lethargy, disorientation, mild or severe confusion, or agitation. These mental health symptoms are worse as the disease progresses. The patient develops metabolic encephalopathy and changes in amino acid metabolism. The last consequence is a state of coma if the condition is not promptly treated.

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