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Posted by: Kelli | 2010-03-16

Low Blood Pressure= Hypothermia?

Hello, can low blood pressure cause hypothermia?

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Hallo Kelli
Low blood pressure won't cause hypothermia. Hypothermia is when your body's core temperature drops due to exposure to cold conditions. Someone who suffers from major hypothermia may develop low blood pressure because the heart fail eventually.
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Posted by: cyberdoc | 2010-03-16

Hallo Kelli
Low blood pressure won't cause hypothermia. Hypothermia is when your body's core temperature drops due to exposure to cold conditions. Someone who suffers from major hypothermia may develop low blood pressure because the heart fail eventually.
Dr Bets

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