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Could someone go into hypovolemic shock from a severe case of gastroenteritis?
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Dr. Nayan Shah
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes
Severe gastroenteritis can cause sudden loss of fluid and electrolytes.
I had seen it with cholera but other infection can cause severe diarrhea. Yes, it can cause hypovolemic shock.

In brief: Yes
Severe gastroenteritis can cause sudden loss of fluid and electrolytes.
I had seen it with cholera but other infection can cause severe diarrhea. Yes, it can cause hypovolemic shock.
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