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Can hypovolemia cause hypovolemic shock?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Hypovolemic shock: The answer to your question is "yes". In severe cases, vigorous IV hydration will be needed to restore the volume of fluid and blood in the blood vessels to increase blood pressure and resolve dehydrartion.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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