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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Please see below.: Treatment includes preventing further heat loss, then careful rewarming, as well as respiratory support. Hypothermia can cause heart rhythm problems,... Read More
Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Depends on severity: The most severe cases, especially in alpine nations with mountaineers, will get bypass even after their heart has been stopped for hours. They have su... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Please see below.: Symptoms can include mood change, irritability, poor judgment, rhythmic or repeated movements, slurred speech, difficulty moving, fatigue, coma, or ev... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Please see below.: Call 911 immediately. Treatment includes preventing further heat loss, then careful rewarming, as well as respiratory support. Hypothermia can cause... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
EXCESSIVE TIME UNDER: Low temperatures, below freezing, without appropriate shelter and or insulation.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Please see below.: Call 911 immediately. Treatment includes preventing further heat loss, then careful rewarming, as well as respiratory support. Hypothermia can cause... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Prepare for it.: Always dress appropriately for cold weather (and keep blankets in the car in case you get stranded); if swimming in cold water, a wet suit helps.
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Hypothermia/mds: Elderly often feel cooler than younger individuals. Hypothermia ( how low?) may be a sign of infection /sepsis just like high fever. If one has myelo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
Trauma Surgery 40 years experience
Cold: Hypothermia is caused by loss of body heat. This can occur in injury, immersion in water, surgery, exposure outdoors, etc. Some conditions call for de... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Warm body...: There are many ways to slowly warm a patient who has hypothermia. Examples include, warm blankets, warmed IV fluids, warm water peritoneal lavage, hem... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Low body temp: Definition: below 95 degrees: depending on the body temp: between 95-89.6 - poor peripheral circulation, shivering, apathy, lethargy, confusion and r... Read More

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