Capillary leak syndrome is a condition in which fluid and proteins leak out of tiny blood vessels and flow into surrounding tissues, resulting in dangerously low blood pressure. Capillary leak syndrome may lead to multiple organ failure and shock.
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- What is capillary leak syndrome?
Are there alternative treatments for hemolytic-uremic syndrome?
There are no medically-endorsed alternative treatments for hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). HUS is a serious disease that requires medical treatment by a doctor. Each case of HUS can present different symptoms and requires individual evaluation. Talk to your doctor before beginning any treatment for HUS.
How does hypocalcemia affect the body?
Hypocalcemia deprives your body of the calcium it needs for important physical processes. Your body needs calcium for strong bones and muscles, and it is also important to nervous system function. When blood calcium levels are too low, your nervous system and muscles cannot function properly. Muscle weakness and neurological symptoms can occur.
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