Call your doctor right away if one of these statements describes your child:
- Has three or more of the symptoms (listed above) and you believe there is an infection present
- Had a recent infection and now has three or more of the symptoms
- Had a recent medical procedure or surgery and now has three or more of the symptoms
It is important to call your doctor right away. Treatment for sepsis needs to begin at once.
A person with sepsis will need to stay in the hospital for treatment, which includes IV antibiotics and fluids.