What are less common conditions that can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2019
  • Author: Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Conditions such as Jamaican vomiting sickness, ingestion of ethanol-containing mouthwash or cologne (children), gastric surgery, potassium administration during periodic attacks of paralysis, excessive muscular activity, diarrhea (childhood) can also cause hypoglycemia.


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