Patient Comments: Medical Shock - Experience

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Comment from: Dr.Mohsin, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: May 31

Today morning I treated a patient of medical shock. She was 30 year old, unconscious, blood pressure was very low, and had shortness of breath. I gave her treatment with IV fluids, injections of Dexona and B complex. After 25 minutes she is feeling better.

Comment from: Yicks123, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 09

When I go into a medical shock, I feel my blood pressure drop and then I get a severe headache, with chest pains and then I start off and in my vision I see a big continuous white light. My nose gets swollen and it feel like my brain acts it can't breathe, my chest feels heavy as if there is pressure pushing down, I have lightheadedness, and mostly things go black. I also have veiny-like rash on my arms and legs, my left side of my face gets numb. Afterwards my feet get swollen and toes turn red and/or feet get cold with blue toe nails. Throughout the day my body spasms and in the feet pull my joints out of place. Pulse is 52.

Comment from: needsadvice, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: October 07

I have gone onto shock a few times from cuts and such things but always recovered fast. Recently though I have gone into shock from I believe almost having a heatstroke. I always get dizzy, light headed and confused but the worst part is I lose my sight. Everything goes gray and then it's like my body shuts down but I can still think. Four days ago while out hiking I fell about five feet onto a pile of rocks and cement. My first thought from how bad the pain was that I broke my back and my left leg. I was pulled out by a friend and stood up on one foot and was talking to him but soon I lost my sight, everything went gray, and then I started slumping down while I was sweating horribly. I was picked up and carried out, after thinking these are my last thoughts before I die I finally felt a cool breeze and started to see in all gray again then finally color. I want to know how I can prevent myself from going into shock. I also have anxiety which I've heard can cause shock.

Comment from: Qiniselani , 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 26

My shock is not medical, I'm surprised that my mattress is shocking me. I don't even have an electric blanket, I use heater and my floor is wooden. Three people were shocked and I can't even sleep now. I don't know what the cause might be.

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