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Medicine for heat stroke

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The non drug treatments for Heat stroke include:: Intravenous fluids, Supportive care.
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Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known a... Read More
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Dr. Ali Seifi
Critical Care 25 years experience
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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Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known a... Read More
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Dr. Amar Dalsania
Hospital-based practice 16 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Wright
Cardiology 36 years experience
Chills: Chills, nausea, diarrhea are not good signs. Stop what you are doing, get out of the heat & drink plenty of non-alcoholic liquids.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Heat stroke is a risk factor for:: Malignant hyperthermia.
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Yes. Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known a... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
Cardiology 29 years experience
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.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
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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