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What does hypovolemic shock feel like

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Nephrology and Dialysis 27 years experience
Massive fluid losses: This can be either from excessive diarrhea, blood loss, or sometimes from diuretic use. There may be many other causes but usually fluid losses in the... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
LOTS OF IV FLUIDS: Blood products if due to blood loss.
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Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Hypovolemic shock: Replacing the deficits, such as blood or fluids.
Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
IV fluids: Hypovolemia means low blood volume, the immediate response is usually intravenous fluid such as saline. The reason for the fluid loss needs to be dete... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: This is a medical emergency depends on cause generally intravenous fluids and medication to support blood pressure other treatments depend on specifi... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Low bp: Hypovoemic shock is due to loss of circulating blood volume- may occur in severe dehydration, acute blood loss, severe sepsis. Symptoms/ signs are diz... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Low bp: Hypovoemic shock is due to loss of circulating blood volume- may occur in severe dehydration, acute blood loss, severe sepsis. Symptoms/ signs are diz... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Low blood volume: Hypovolemic shock refers to the condition where one has lost so much blood volume that without emergent medical intervention, death will be imminent d... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Any condition in which there is loss of body fluids in excessive amounts eg bleeding from the GI tract like stomach ulcers, pancreatitis, accidental ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
Palliative Care 27 years experience
Fluids: Lots of IV (intravenous) fluids in the hospital and may need medicines to raise blood pressure and help heart pump.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
Critical Care 35 years experience
Hypovolemic shock : Hypovolemic shock as the name implies is a shock state due to low circulating intravascular volume. This could be hemorrhagic, due to blood loss or n... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Here goes: Comoensated means BP hasn't fallen yet. Decompensated means BP has fallen & irreversible means death is imminent. Key to hypovolemua is fluid either... Read More

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