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Hypothermia

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Introduction
Hypothermia happens when a person's body temperature drops below 35°C (95°F). Normal body temperature is around 37°C (98.6°F).
Symptoms of hypothermia
The symptoms of hypothermia can vary depending on how low your body temperature has become.
Causes of hypothermia
Hypothermia is caused by getting too cold as the body loses more heat than it can generate and the body temperature drops below 35°C (95°F).
Treating hypothermia
Learn about how Hypothermia is treated, including treatment in the home, what action to avoid, and when to seek medical advice.
Preventing hypothermia
There are simple measures you can take to prevent you, your child or elderly relatives getting hypothermia.