The woman said she ended up in the ICU with life-threatening sepsis because her jeans shorts gave her a very tight wedge.


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  • Sam, a 25-year-old from North Carolina, told BuzzFeed that he had a life-threatening infection after wearing jeans shorts.

  • The shorts rubbed her skin badly and developed both cellulitis and sepsis.

  • The doctor considered removing the infected part of her bottom, but fortunately Sam recovered with antibiotics.

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A 25-year-old based in North Carolina, she said the wedge in jeans shorts was taken to the hospital after developing cellulitis, sepsis, and a life-threatening infection.

Sam Told BuzzFeed She was uncomfortable with the shorts she wore on her date, but decided to ignore them. She said she began to feel sick the next day.

“I started feeling sick after feeling a lot of pain, not 100%,” Sam told BuzzFeed. “That night, I noticed a large ridge where the rubbing occurred, and over time the pain began to increase. The pain was concentrated in one place and felt like a throbbing, stinging pain. rice field.”

Two days later, Sam said he had his doctor check out the area and then was sent to the emergency room.

Sams said she developed CellulitisBacterial skin infections that cause swelling and pain and can be fatal if left untreated.Cellulitis had progressed to Points of septic shockIt occurs after the body has shown an extreme reaction to infection and can lead to permanent tissue damage and organ failure.

“I was shivering, very out of breath, unable to walk, and had extreme physical pain,” Sam said. “They admitted me to the ICU, and that’s when I realized this was a bit more serious than I expected.”

Sam said doctors considered removing the infected part of her bottom during wound resection surgery, but decided to wait a few days to see if she could fight the infection without steps. .. Fortunately, Sam was able to recover after 4 days in the ICU with the help of antibiotics.

Sam I shared her story on TikTok It warns people about the dangers of ignoring unpleasant wedges and has earned over 1.3 million likes. Sam told BuzzFeed that many commentators told them that this had happened to them as well.

Despite the embarrassing end of their date, Sam said she and her boyfriend were still together three years after the rubbing incident.

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