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What are the symptoms of hypovolemic shock?

The severity of the symptoms of hypovolemic shock correlates with the extent of initial blood or fluid loss. Blood pressure and heart rate fluctuate immediately. The "shock" element of the condition involves mental failures such as anxiety, confusion, and even fainting. Diminished circulation also affects the skin, which will look pale and feel cool and moist. Hypovolemic shock also leads to a general state of weakness. Hypovolemic shock will likely be associated with other complications, depending on its cause: for example, bleeding or chest pain.

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