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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Rather unlikely: Chances are very high that you will recover fully without lingering "brain damage".

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely dehydration: You have likely got dehydrated, there should not be long term side effects otherwise once you got hydrated and got to rest. if symptoms persist please ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Heat stroke is fatal if left untreated. The 2nd part of your question is far more difficult. It depends on what geographic area and time period you're ... Read More
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 39-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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It can lead to heart arrhythmias, kidney failure, seizures, and brain damage.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Water: Lots of water, or even better, gatorade or pedialyte. Those two things have important electrolytes such as sodium and potassium that may be depleted i ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Greenberg
31 years experience Radiology
Hydrate, acclimate: Exercise sensibly. Back off the intensity of workouts in severe heat, especially if you start to feel symptoms of heat-related illness or anything els ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Requires hospital: Heat stroke is characterized by a high core temperature and the bodies inability to release this heat. The person will be red and dry(unable to perspi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Heat stroke include:: Intravenous fluids, Supportive care.

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