A 37-year-old member asked:
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what conditions may increase the risk for acute hypothermia?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
EXCESSIVE TIME UNDER: Low temperatures, below freezing, without appropriate shelter and or insulation.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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