Sepsis Signs and Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Additional Information

More Information. If sepsis gets beyond the reach of medication, more severe measures may need to be taken. A respirator will often be needed to assist with breathing. Kidneys may stop functioning, so dialysis will be required. IV fluids are introduced in bulk stay hydrated. Remember that sepsis is not something that can be treated at home. Without medical help quickly, death is a very real possibility. But quick response and treatment can make all the difference.