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A 35-year-old female asked:

What is the emergency tx when blood sugar suddenly drops to 40mg/dl with shaking, cold sweat, dizzy, fast pulse? why is this occurring 2x in 24hrs?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Get your sugar up : Quickly drink orange juice or something with sugar. Re-check and make sure you are back to normal range. Follow up with endocrine doctor.
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Eat something sweet: Eat something sweet, if you have recurrent hypoglycemia it might signify serious medical problem, like insulinoma, you need to see your doctor as soon as possible.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Provided original answer
If your blood sugars are swinging you probably have Diabetes and need to see a dr ASAP , when sugars low drink glass of orange juice, or
Nov 7, 2012
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Provided original answer
If your blood sugars are swinging you probably have Diabetes and need to see a dr ASAP , when sugars low drink glass of orange juice, or
Nov 7, 2012
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Provided original answer
Take sugar pill that sold in pharmacy in diabetic section, but end line, you need to get checked and find out why this happens
Nov 7, 2012
Last updated Jun 28, 2018

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