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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
24 years experience Critical Care
Heat Stroke: Heat stroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures -- usually in combination with dehydration -- which leads to failure of the body's te ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: If the temperature is high enough, and these is poor ventilation, no a/c, no fans, and inadequate hydration then sure it could happen indoors.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Heat stroke include:: Bruising, Dizziness, Feeling anxious, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Headache, Low blood pressure, Muscle tenderness, Rapid heart beat, Vomiting, Yellow ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Wright
35 years experience Cardiology
Chills: Chills, nausea, diarrhea are not good signs. Stop what you are doing, get out of the heat & drink plenty of non-alcoholic liquids.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Heat stroke is a risk factor for:: Malignant hyperthermia.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Heat stroke: Heat stroke would be defined as fever of 105.8 and altered mental status. Heat exhaustion is defined as mildly elevated BP associated with headache, f ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If it's hot enough.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Heat stroke include:: Arterial blood gas, Basic metabolic panel, Blood culture, Complete blood count, Xray of chest, Creatine kinase, Thyroid blood tests, CT of head, Kid ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Heat stroke: If you have heat stroke then you want to avoid heat and strenuous activity in the heat. Also you need to drink plenty of fluids, mostly water.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Don't try: Heat stroke is a life threatening emergency. It should never be treated at home due to the complexity of the problems which can come from heat stroke. ... Read More
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