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The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Hypothermia.
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Home medical tests possibly related to Hypothermia:
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hypothermia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hypothermia may include:
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Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Hypothermia may include:
Real-life user stories relating to Hypothermia:
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Hypothermia. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Hypothermia as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Hypothermia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hypothermia may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Hypothermia:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Hypothermia. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Read more about causes and Hypothermia deaths.
Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Hypothermia as a symptom include:
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)
Cold weather can be risky for anyone, but especially for older people. Almost everyone is... (Source: excerpt from Accidental Hypothermia -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
Hypothermia is marked by unusually low body temperatures, below 96° F (35... (Source: excerpt from Accidental Hypothermia -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
Lower than normal body temperature, especially in warm-blooded animals; in man usually accidental or unintentional.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Subnormal body temperature
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Abnormally low body temperature.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list of organs typically affected by Hypothermia may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Hypothermia mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hypothermia. Of the 125 causes of Hypothermia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Hypothermia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Hypothermia or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hypothermia based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hypothermia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Hypothermia:
Low temperature (7 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Hypothermia:
Symptoms related to Hypothermia:
Chills (1045 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Cold exposure, Alcohol consumption, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Certain medications, Inactivity, Immobility (26 causes), Hypoglycaemia, Impaired shivering capacity in elderly, Myxoedema, Starvation
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
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