Autoimmune diseases are one of the most common causes of sepsis. An autoimmune disease is a condition in which the body's immune system attacks the healthy cells of the body. When the immune system is defective, it incorrectly identifies healthy components as foreign elements and attempts to remove them by natural means. With these potentially dangerous diseases, your body is unable to distinguish between healthy cells and tissues from unhealthy and infected cells, causing a wide array of symptoms.
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