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What is the treatment for an addisonian crisis?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: This is a life threatening condition that can occur when addison's disease is inadequately treated. People in addison's crisis can have low blood pressure, low blood sugar, low sodium level and high potassium level. Treatment for this is immediate administration of IV corticosteroids, saline and sugar.
Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Steroids and fluids: Both intravenously in the hospital.

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