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What are the symptoms of hypothermia?

What are the symptoms of hypothermia?

Please see below.: Symptoms can include mood change, irritability, poor judgment, rhythmic or repeated movements, slurred speech, difficulty moving, fatigue, coma, or even cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Hypothermia (Definition)

Low body temperature. It can be due ...Read more


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What are the signs and symptoms of hypothermia?

What are the signs and symptoms of hypothermia?

Shivering: Shivering is your body's automatic defense against cold temperature — an attempt to warm itself. Clumsiness or lack of coordination slurred speech or mumbling stumbling confusion or difficulty thinking poor decision making drowsiness apathy or lack of concern about one's condition progressive loss of consciousness weak pulse slow, shallow breathing. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of acute hypothermia?

What are symptoms of acute hypothermia?

Please see below.: Symptoms can include mood change, irritability, poor judgment, rhythmic or repeated movements, slurred speech, difficulty moving, fatigue, coma, or even cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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What are the causes, symptoms and treatment for hypothermia and heat stroke?

What are the causes, symptoms and treatment for hypothermia and heat stroke?

Thermal: Hypothermia caused by more cold than system can handle. Heat stroke is the other end more heat than the system can handle. They both have weakness and confusion as prominent symptoms. For cold gradual rewarding and vice versa. Hydration is important for both. ...Read more

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Im gettng typhoid frequently once in a year but not lik others very mild symptoms lik mild chills constipation & hypothermia ..Ive taken vaccine twice?

Im gettng typhoid frequently once in a year but not lik others very mild symptoms lik mild chills constipation & hypothermia ..Ive taken vaccine twice?

Typhoid???: Where do you live that you're getting typhoid frequently, and despite vaccination? If you live in the United States or another developed country, you're not getting typhoid. Also, i've taken care of many patients with typhoid, and they're very sick. They don't just have mild chills, constipation, and a low temperature. I have a hard time believing that the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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Can hypothermia in an elderly pt be a symptom of an acute transformation of overlap myeloproliferative/myelodysplacticty disorder? Pt has hi WBC & CRP

Can hypothermia in an elderly pt be a symptom of an acute transformation of overlap myeloproliferative/myelodysplacticty disorder? Pt has hi WBC & CRP

Hypothermia: You have an exceptionally large number of medical concerns.I strongly recommend that you present yourself (have someone drive you) to the nearest Emergency facility. They will either be able to help you in the ER or move you on to the hospital. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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What causes hypothermia?

Cold: Hypothermia is caused by loss of body heat. This can occur in injury, immersion in water, surgery, exposure outdoors, etc. Some conditions call for deliberately induced hypothermia such as stroke and post-cardiac arrest patients. Severe hypothermia requires medical intervention, mild hypothermia-a cup of hot chocolate. ...Read more

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How do you treat hypothermia?

How do you treat  hypothermia?

Warm body...: There are many ways to slowly warm a patient who has hypothermia. Examples include, warm blankets, warmed IV fluids, warm water peritoneal lavage, hemodialysis with warming of blood before it is returned to the body, etc. Some of these maneuvers are very invasive and so are only used if initial, less invasive maneuvers fail. Taking off cold, wet clothing is important part of warming process. ...Read more