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Symptoms of Hypothermia

Symptoms of Hypothermia

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Hypothermia includes the 11 symptoms listed below:

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Hypothermia: Symptom Checkers

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Hypothermia: Complications

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Hypothermia?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Hypothermia includes:

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Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Hypothermia:

Accidental Hypothermia -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

Hypothermia is marked by unusually low body temperatures, below 96° F (35.5° C) - well below the body’s normal temperature of 98.6° F (37° C). What may seem like a mere couple of degrees can have a devastating effect. Severe hypothermia can cause an irregular heartbeat leading to heart failure and death. (Source: excerpt from Accidental Hypothermia -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Accidental Hypothermia -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

How can you tell if someone has hypothermia? If a person says he or she is unusually cold, check their temperature with a thermometer. Older people may be reluctant to complain, or are unaware of how serious the cold can be. Look for these signs of hypothermia:

  • Confusion or sleepiness
  • Slowed, slurred speech, or shallow breathing
  • Weak pulse; low blood pressure
  • A change in behavior during cold weather or a change in the way a person looks
  • Excess shivering or no shivering; stiffness in the arms or legs
  • Chilly rooms or other signs that the person has been in a cold place
  • Poor control over body movements or slow reactions
(Source: excerpt from Accidental Hypothermia -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Hypothermia as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Hypothermia, it is also important to consider Hypothermia as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Hypothermia may cause:

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For a more detailed analysis of Hypothermia as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Hypothermia.

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Hypothermia. This signs and symptoms information for Hypothermia has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Hypothermia signs or Hypothermia symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Hypothermia may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Hypothermia symptoms.

 

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