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what happens if cold water is injected into your blood stream?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Water without an appropriate osmotic solute will hemolyze the nearby red blood cells. The resulting release of potassium can kill you. Perhaps you can clarify.
Answered on Apr 22, 2018

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