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Are headaches common after severe sepsis and septic shock.

Two months home from the hospital and still experience headache and weird tingling feeling sometime in the left side of my face.  Is this common.
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We are really sorry to hear that you suffered septic shock and severe sepsis. That is a difficult situation.  We are glad you survived but sorry to hear you have long term issues after.  It is really important that you communicate these issues with your doctor.  It is not uncommon to have various issues of pain as well as other things following sepsis.  This article talks about how it can happen soon or much later.  https://www.livescience.com/8831-sepsis-long-term-impact-older-adults-study-finds.html.  

There is also something called post sepsis syndrome. https://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-Post-Sepsis-Syndrome-(PSS).aspx
15695260 tn?1549593113
Hello, some time has now passed.  I wanted to see how you are doing.  Are you still getting the headaches?  I really hope not.  Please give us an update.  Best of health to you.
15695260 tn?1549593113
We hope that you come back and update us on how you are doing.
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