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does your body start to shut down after 30 hours of no sleep and you eventually pass out?

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Dr. Patrick Ferry
18 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: I would venture to guess most docs here routinely went 30+ hours awake while in residency. You certainly lose your focus and are fatigued, but 30 hours awake is not too shocking to your body.
Answered on Dec 2, 2020

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