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What causes your skin to become grey and clammy?

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Answered 2007-10-08 08:18:00

There are too many things that could cause these conditions such as shock to the body (from a car accident) severe pain; heart attacks, etc. If you or anyone you know looks like this get them into ER immediately!

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Why is someone's skin cold and clammy in hypovolemic shock?

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What does the skin feel like when in shock?

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