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How does gi bleed leads /cause hypotension?

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Dr. Elden Rand answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Loss of blood: When you have a GI bleed, blood leaves the bloodstream and enters the GI tract- esophagus, stomach, and large intestine most commonly. If you have a significantly lesser amount amount of blood in your bloodstream, low blood pressure (hypotension) can result.

Answered 9/29/2019

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