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What should you do when someone is in myxedema coma?

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People with myxedema coma are in a coma or nearly in a coma. They are not able to function normally. Take them to an emergency department right away. Don't give the person any thyroid medication before taking them to the emergency department.

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Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on May 11, 2018

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