Septicaemia Symptoms

BABIES AND TODDLERS

Septicaemia Symptoms Babies And Toddlers

  • Pale blotchy skin – which may turn blue
  • Lethargic – hard to wake
  • High temperature
  • Floppy limbs
  • Fast shallow breathing
  • Irritable – especially when held
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Refusing feeds
  • Skin rash – spots do not fade when a glass tumbler is pressed against it

CHILDREN AND ADULTS

  • High temperature
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Severe stomach cramps with or without vomiting and / or diarrhoea
  • Lethargic – hard to wake up
  • Delirium – may appear intoxicated – very confused and disorientated
  • Skin rash – spots do not fade when a glass tumbler is pressed against it

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