What causes chills and shock? 3 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Septicemia

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Septicemia is bacterial infection spread through the entire vascular system of the body. If untreated, it can result in sepsis, a life-threatening inflammation. A main symptom is blue lips or finger nails.

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Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome is a rare, serious condition caused by a bacterial infection. Rash is one of several common signs for this symptom.

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The Plague

The plague is a serious bacterial infection that can be deadly. It's caused by poor sanitation, overcrowding, and large rodent populations. Watch out for headache, fever, and swollen lymph nodes.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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