Hypovolemia

Overview

Causes of hypovolemia include vomiting, diarrhea, and excessive bleeding. This can lead to shock, a life-threatening condition in which the organs aren't getting enough blood or oxygen.

Symptoms

Symptoms include weakness, fatigue, fainting, and dizziness.

Treatments

Emergency care including IV fluids, blood, or both, is needed.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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