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Acute Adrenal Crisis

Symptoms and Signs of Acute Adrenal Crisis

While many of the symptoms and signs of acute adrenal crisis mimic the signs of other conditions, identifying the condition early can save the patient’s life.

If you or a loved one are experiencing any of the symptoms below and suspect you suffer from acute adrenal crisis, Florida Hospital encourages you to call 911 immediately.

These are some of the more common symptoms of acute adrenal crisis:

  • Confusion
  • Dehydration
  • Darkening of the skin
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Joint pain
  • Skin rash/lesions
  • Loss of appetite
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Low blood pressure
  • Rapid heart or respiratory rate
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Feeling light headed
  • Unusual sweating of face or palms
  • Pain in the abdomen or flank
  • Shaking chills
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma
     

Locations for Acute Adrenal Crisis