Meanwhile in North Carolina, a 25-year-old young woman identified only as "Sam" told BuzzFeed she got a life-threatening infection after wearing jean shorts that were too tight. She says the shorts chafed her skin so badly, she developed both cellulitis and sepsis. At one point doctors considered removing the infected portion of her bottom, but luckily she recovered using antibiotics. Sam said after wearing the shorts, "I was shivering, very breathless, could not walk and had extreme body aches. They admitted me to the ICU, and that's when I realized this was a bit more serious that I had anticipated." She's now sharing her story on TikTok to warn people about the dangers of ignoring uncomfortable wedgies and has gotten over 1.3 million likes. (Insider)
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