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1.  Shock
Shock is a state of physical shutdown. Your body enters shock when there is not enough circulating blood. Shock can cause multiple organ failure. It can lead to life-threatening complications, such as heart failure...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Cold sweat
2.  Bleeding
Bleeding is the name commonly used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). Blood loss can occur in almost any area o...
Symptoms:
  • Shock
3.  Anaphylaxis
For people with severe allergies, exposure to their allergen can result in a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to venom, food, or medication. Most cases o...
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Sting injury
  • Choking
  • Bee sting
  • Tongue swelling
4.  Septicemia
Septicemia is also known as bacteremia or blood poisoning. Septicemia occurs when a bacterial infection enters the bloodstream. Untreated septicemia can quickly progress to sepsis, which is a serious complication of a...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Bruises
  • Flushed complexion
  • Low blood pressure
  • Coma
5.  Epidural Hematoma
An epidural hematoma occurs when blood fills the area between the skull and the protective covering of the brain. This can result from a head injury.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Black eye
  • Weakness of one side of body
  • Bruises
  • Nausea
6.  Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Your aorta is the largest blood vessel in your body, carrying blood from your heart down to your abdomen, legs, and pelvis. If the walls of the aorta become weak, they can swell or bulge out. When this happens in th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Low back pain
  • Nausea
7.  Meningococcemia
Meningococcemia is a bacterial infection caused by the Neisseria meningitides bacteria. This is the same type of bacteria that causes some types of meningitis. When the bacteria infect the membranes (meninges) tha...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Ecchymosis
  • Anemia
  • Alteration in consciousness
  • Nail problem
8.  Toxic Shock Syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but serious medical condition caused by a bacterial infection. This condition is the result of toxins produced by the Staphylococcus aureus bacterium. Although toxic shock syndrome ha...
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Nausea
  • Inside of mouth inflammed
  • Pain
  • Red throat
9.  Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a severe lung condition. It occurs when fluid fills up the air sacs in your lungs. Too much fluid in your lungs lowers the amount of oxygen in your bloodstream. With ARDS...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Pain
  • Respiratory crackles
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Rapid breathing
10.  Thyroid Storm
Thyroid storm is a life-threatening health condition that is associated with untreated or undertreated hyperthyroidism. During thyroid storm, an individual's heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature can soar t...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Shock
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Excessive sweating
  • Agitation
  • Fever
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