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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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 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 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The tests for Hypothermia include:: Basic metabolic panel, Complete blood count, Xray of chest, Clotting factors, Electrocardiogram, Arterial blood gas, Blood sugar.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
Pediatric Critical Care 26 years experience
95F or 35C: The definition of hypotermia is when a person has a temperature of 35C /95F or below.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Hypothermia : It's when you are out in the cold too long and first signs would be cold sensation
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Semantics: Hypothermia is by definition a condition whereby body temperature, for any reason, is below the normal range--for that individual.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Hyothermia: This means low body temperature it can be due to extreme cold exposure.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
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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