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hyperthermia vs hypothermia which is worse

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends on the: severity of each.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Warm body...: There are many ways to slowly warm a patient who has hypothermia. Examples include, warm blankets, warmed IV fluids, warm water peritoneal lavage, hem ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Please see below.: Symptoms can include mood change, irritability, poor judgment, rhythmic or repeated movements, slurred speech, difficulty moving, fatigue, coma, or ev ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The tests for Hypothermia include:: Basic metabolic panel, Complete blood count, Xray of chest, Clotting factors, Electrocardiogram, Arterial blood gas, Blood sugar.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARIE DELCAMBRE
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sun stroke: Heat exhaustion implies core body temp <104 f while heat stroke includes core temp >104 f. Heat stroke causes delirium or coma and can cause organ fa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Very, very rare.: Hi, the number is somewhat controversial but the current incidence in literature is somewhere 1:50k to 1 in 100k people undergoing anesthesia. In real ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kaegi
44 years experience in Psychiatry
95%: With early diagnosis and treatment, the mortality rate has dropped from 70% in the 70's to less than 5% currently.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
EXCESSIVE TIME UNDER: Low temperatures, below freezing, without appropriate shelter and or insulation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Hyperthermia noxious: Any type of prolonged maternal hyperthermia (fever, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sauna) is a potential fetal teratogen and should be avoided as much ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Can't say: Apoplexy is an outdated term that used to mean a stroke or brain hemorrhage. Since these can result in sudden death, you could probably say apoplexy ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Ards: Sars can cause ards. Both are serious but ARDS is a bad condition by definition. Sars can become very serious but isn't always.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience in sports medicine
MH: The treatment for mh is dantrolene that will inhibit the calcium build up apparent with mh.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Tachycardias: PSVT stand for paryoxysmal ventricular tachycardia. SVT stands for sustained ventricular tachycardia and VT is just a general term for a fast heart ra ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience in Anesthesiology
Metabolic Crisis: A physiological reaction, sometimes fatal, to certain anesthetic agents ( and other "triggers") in genetically susceptible individuals. If you're aski ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Because septic shock is distributive, there is often a large amount of swelling.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Wenkebach: Am not aware of your terms. There are two forms. Type 1 can occur in normal individuals by certain drugs or heightened vagal tone. Prognosis is usuall ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Adrenal insufficienc: People with adrenal insufficiency do have chronic fatigue and very easy fatiguability with exercise, but death from exercising is not a consideration ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Ankle swelling: When the body is overheated blood vessels dilate and the pressure in the lower legs can force fluid out of the dilated veins. For this reason lower ex ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Setzer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Under 30 degrees cen: The lowest temperature a human has survived is 13.0 °C (55.4 °F). Usually under 30 degrees centigrade body processes stop working and death usually ... Read More
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A 96-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Williams
26 years experience in General Practice
Possibly: Haldol (haloperidol) is used as an adjunct medicine for DT's, NOT as a primary measure. Aggressive benzodiazepam, anti hypertensive medications and nu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid nodule: Please stop worrying about "peripheral" and/or "central" vascular. You must first see an Endocrinologist to determine the thyroid issue. If surgical t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
53 years experience in Geriatrics
Unfortunately no: Essential tremors differ from parkinsons in that they often worsen with action & can be heriditary.Different drugs including beta blockers & anticonvu ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Not much: Hashimotos causes hypothyroidism and many times those terms are used synonymously. Both are dangerous if untreated however with appropriate treatment ... Read More
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