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Posted by: Kitty | 2006/07/24

Capillary refill time

i would just like to know more about this
What is a human's Capillary refill time and why can it be delayed?
I did have some problems with my kidneys can they be the couse of it?

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Hi Kitty
It is the time it takes for the blood to run back into the small bloodvessels after you have pressed it out. They usually test for dehydration, vascular disease and shock with it.
Yes the kidneys can cause problems with blood flow.

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