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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Depends: All non-heat-stroke issues stem from "local" (usually environmental) conditions causing too much heat in / produced / retained for body's propper fxn. ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
SPECTRUM OF DISORDER: Heat illness is a spectrum of disorder due to envoirenmental heat exposure.It can include heat syncope, heat cramps and heat exaustion more severe c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: He should be removed from direct sun light. And he should be given a lot of fluids. If he does not recover, then 911 should be called.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Heat related illnesses can occur with any strenuous outdoor activities. The best way to combat heat related illness is to hydrate before and take freq ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Avoid over heating: You can prevent heat illness by avoiding over heating and dehydration wear loose fitting clothes which will allow perspiration to evaporate and cool ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Feeling ill,weak: Football coaches from the lombardi school of training have learned to not push athletes into dehydration to "toughen them up" the dangers of heat exha ... Read More
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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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
No: If you have suffered a heat injury you need to determine if you have heat stroke or heat exhaustion. Lab studies and a physician are required for safe ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Heat stroke include:: Intravenous fluids, Supportive care.

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