It is a type of septicaemia that leads to widespread abscesses and is usually caused by the staphylococcus bacteria.
characterized by recurring chills and intermittent fever and the formation of abscesses in various parts, all of which result from the contamination of the blood by products arising from a focus contaminated by the bacteria of suppuration."
Sepsis is an extreme immune response to an infection. In a person with sepsis, the immune system can injure tissues and organs, and it can be life threatening.Sepsis may be a response to an infection that develops in the skin, lungs, urinary tract, or another part of the body.
common cause is septicemia, a bacterial infection in the blood. Sometimes people confuse the terms “sepsis” and “septicemia,”
- fever, chills, and shivering
- difficulty breathing
- clammy or sweaty skin
- extreme pain or discomfort
- redness and swelling around a wound
ANTHR- in septic inflammation, inflammation of connective tissue in which there exists a purulent focus. Septicćmia. Ulceration, sloughing and intolerable burning. Erysipelas. Black and blue blisters.
ARSENIC- Septic fevers. Intermittent. Paroxysms incomplete, with marked exhaustion. Delirium; worse after midnight. Great restlessness. Great heat about 3 am. Great anguish and restlessness. Changes place continually. Fears, of death, of being left alone. Great fear, with cold sweat. Thinks it useless to take medicine. Suicidal. Hallucinations of smell and sight.
CAL CARB -Chill at 2 pm begins internally in stomach region. Fever with sweat. Pulse full and frequent. Chilliness and heat. Partial sweats. Night sweats, especially on head, neck and chest. Hectic fever. Heat at night during menstruation, with restless sleep
CROT HORR-Low septic states. General disorganization of the blood, hćmorrhages and jaundice. Malignant fevers of a hćmorrhagic or putrescent character. Low bilious remittents. Yellow fever. Bloody sweat. Cerebro-spinal meningitis
LACH-Chilly in back; feet icy cold; hot flushes and hot perspiration. Paroxysm returns after acids. Intermittent fever every spring. Dark blisters. Bed-sores, with black edges. Blue-black swellings. Pyemia
PYROG-great remedy for septic states, with intense restlessness. "In septic fevers, especially puerperal.