Doctor insights on:
Hypovolemic Shock Abdominal Trauma Accidents
Hypovolemic shock as the name implies is a shock state due to low circulating intravascular volume. This could be hemorrhagic, due to blood loss or non-hemorrhagic due to profound dehydration from fluid loss such as vomiting, or diarrhea , burns or poor oral intake. Treatment starts with large volume intravenous fluid replacement and correction ...Read more
Cause of death: subdural haematoma, fall exasperated by anticoagulants. Father fell - brain bleeding caused brain squashing = death Explain please?
It pushes on brain: A subdural hematoma, as a result of a head injury, is a collection of blood between the covering of the brain and the surface of the brain. The bleeding after an injury fills the brain area very rapidly, compressing the brain with the pressure from the enlarging glob of blood (the hematoma). Our brains do not tolerate compression, which stops some of the normal brain functions, and then we die. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Fractures will usually cause the most pain, but if there is massive blood loss and shock the patient will become comatose. In that state, the brain shuts down and we don't think pain is experienced as when awake. So, in the wake state, yes it is painful; in a coma, not so much. ...Read more
Who knows?: Clinical experience shows all dying persons will, as expected, struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty for survival & continuation at the early stage of dying, gradually become less energy & ability to fight on, then lapse into coma, and finally step into eternity. What is the pace of dying? It heavily depends upon the availability of supportive care & widely vary from days to... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Technically no: Hypovolemic shock is loss of blood volume causing organ damage. Diabetes can do something similar if blood sugar elevates. High blood sugar sets up an osmotic gradient that sucks fluid from the body tissues into the blood stream. This causes severe dehydration and can cause significant damage to the body. The damage can be similar to hypovolemic shock even though blood volume isnt lost. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For awhile, yes: This form of death may or may not happen quickly -- and in the interim there could be great pain but little ability to do anything about it. Eventually you might exsanguinate, but the length of time depends on the extent and type of injuries. Hoping you are not planning to try this. And if you are, please tell your doctor, your therapist, or a trusted friend. Get help for yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple risks: Many dialysis patients are diabetic, hypertensive, anemic, frail and an added infection can impact badly. The dialysis catheter sites can be infected and lead to sepsis systemically with fever, low blood pressure etc. Many of these folks do have atherosclerosis and unidentified coronary disease that can act up! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple Injuries: Multiple injuries can result depending on the amount of force and how it is applied. Injuries may include spleen laceration, liver laceration, kidney laceration, or injury to the bowel. In high impact injuries, traumatic hernias of the diaphragm or the abdominal wall may also occur. ...Read more
No: They are 2 very different crises. Both are potentially lethal. I hope you never have to find out what they are like. Why are you taking mtx? ...Read more
66yr/ m congestive heart failure, stroke, pulmonary embolism, then 2nd massive hemorrhagic stroke, surgery to repair, fell into coma. prognosis?
Dehydration: sunken eyes, a feeling that the "insides" of the body has pulled in; hypovelemic shock? Kidney failure severe muscle wasting - help.
Significant hearing/sight disturbances & electric shock type pain in head during EEG hyperventilation. Normal or seizure? Or something else??
See your doctor: Anytime I hear someone say they have significant changes in vision or hearing -- I always advise them to follow up with their physician as soon as possible for evaluation. As these symptoms can be implicated in such a wide variety of conditions - it's the only prudent course of action. Make an appointment ASAP. If symptoms worsen, head to the ER. Hope you feel better & good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Unfortunately conditions associated with excessive bleeding can lead to hypovolemic shock. Those include conditions that can occur in nonpregnant people, like trauma from an accident. They also include conditions in which there is inadequate blood clotting or profuse bleeding from a placental abnormality like placenta previa, from uterine atony, from surgery like cesarean hysterectomy or section. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MS / injury: Multiple sclerosis is not due to injury. It is affected by genetics, sunlight exposure / vitamin D, and possibly by other factors. The causes are not known with certainty but injury is not one of them! You may find this information about concussions helpful: http://www.neurocuro.com/concussion/ Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Do doctors think it's hypovolemic shock, cardiogenic shock, increased blood pressure, or vascular shock?
Question : Your question is not expressed well, can't tell what "it" is. As a famous person once said, depends on what it is. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Does abdominal trauma accidents cause hypovolemic shock?
- Stillbirth abdominal trauma accidents
- Hypovolemic shock
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Does abdominal trauma accidents cause stillbirth?
- Does abdominal trauma accidents cause placental abruption?
- Is palpitations a symptom of hypovolemic shock?
- Is vomiting a symptom of hypovolemic shock?
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online