What are the symptoms of neurogenic shock?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There are several types of shock; however, the symptoms are all similar. Symptoms of neurogenic shock may include:

  • skin that is cool and damp
  • breathing that is labored;
  • lips or nails that are blue in color;
  • low blood pressure;
  • anxiety;
  • pain in the chest;
  • dizziness.

If you or someone you know appears to be in neurogenic shock, seek medical attention immediately.

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