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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Fever?: Hypothermia = low body temperature. He may have exactly the opposite, a high fever. People with fever with "shaking chills" usually feel cold. (Is tha ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The tests for Hypothermia include:: Basic metabolic panel, Complete blood count, Xray of chest, Clotting factors, Electrocardiogram, Arterial blood gas, Blood sugar.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
25 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
95F or 35C: The definition of hypotermia is when a person has a temperature of 35C /95F or below.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Causes...: Hypothermia is when the body temperature is low. Some causes of this include exposure to the elements in a cold climate (ex. Hiking in the winter w/o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Hypothermia : It's when you are out in the cold too long and first signs would be cold sensation
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Semantics: Hypothermia is by definition a condition whereby body temperature, for any reason, is below the normal range--for that individual.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Hyothermia: This means low body temperature it can be due to extreme cold exposure.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Hypothermia include:: Antipsychotics, Baby, Beta blocker, Drug problems, Mental impairment, Parkinson's disease, Stroke, Underactive thyroid.

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