Can Severe Pain Cause My Body To Go Into Shock?

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Definition

Hypovolemic shock is an emergency condition in which severe blood and fluid loss makes the heart unable to pump enough blood to the body. This type of shock can cause many organs to stop working.


Alternative Names

Shock - hypovolemic


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Losing about 1/5 or more of the normal amount of blood in your body causes hypovolemic shock.

Blood loss can be due to:

  • Bleeding from cuts
  • Bleeding from other injuries
  • Internal bleeding,...
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