There are five main types of shock, including septic shock, anaphylactic shock, cardiogenic shock, hypovolemic shock and neurogenic shock, according to MedicineNet. Septic shock occurs when bacteria multiply in an indivi... More »

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Signs and symptoms of shock include passing out or losing consciousness, feeling dizzy or lightheaded, accelerated breathing even while at rest, and weakness or difficulty standing up, according to WebMD. Other symptoms ... More »

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Possible symptoms of toxic shock syndrome include low blood pressure, a sudden high fever, diarrhea, vomiting, a sunburn-like rash especially on the soles or palms, muscle aches, confusion, seizures, headaches, and redne... More »

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Neurogenic shock is a type of shock where there is insufficient blood flow throughout the body due to loss of signals from the sympathetic nervous system to the smooth muscle in vessel walls, according to MedicineNet. Th... More »

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The most commonly diagnosed medical syndromes include chronic fatigue syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome and restless leg syndrome, according to MedicineNet. In restless leg syndrome, or RLS, the patient suffers pain in hi... More »

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Cerebellar ataxia is a medical condition that signals an underlying medical problem, according to MedicineNet. The cerebellum, a section of the brain, coordinates body movements. When it suffers temporary or permanent da... More »

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Excessive blood loss in the short term is characterized by hypovolemic shock and is potentially fatal. According to the New York Times, hypovolemic shock can be caused by trauma, such as cuts and burns, in addition to di... More »