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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Fever?: Not resolving? Get checked.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: There are some thyroid diseases that can cause chronic overheating.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience in Sports Medicine
Overheating: Depends on how long you were overheated and how quickly you received treatment for it. No hard and fast answer. If you're still having symptoms the ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
SWEATING PROFUSELY: While sleeping your metabolism is at work and your sympathetic nervous system prevails over the parasympathetic ns. These are the signs of over stimul ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Is possible: To overheat with exercise when pregnant. Some ideas to help avoid getting overheated: drink plenty of fluids, don't exercise if you already feel hot, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
MENOPAUSE?: Menopausal syndrome is the time when hot flashes, sweating, nervousness appear before the disappearance of menstruation.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Stages of illness: These are names associated with "heat injury". Cramps are painful tightening of muscles, usually the calves.Exhaustion may lead to fainting.Heat "stro ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Passing out: Syncope is a generic term for passing out. Alot of things can cause it, some serious, some not so serious. So heat syncope would be, passing out du ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Really hot showers can actually be dangerous if you are pregnant or have blood pressure problems. They can cause your skin blood vessels to dilate to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: The treatment for heat exhaustion or its more serious next stage, heat stroke, is rapid cooling. Immersion in ice water is an effective treatment.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
17 years experience in Neurology
Quickly: Heat exhaustion usually develops over the period of days when exposed high temperatures and dehydration. It can progress to heat stroke quite rapidly ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Heat: Excessive heat can cause heat rash, nausea, anxiety. It usually does not cause vomiting unless severe heat. How much vomiting did you have? Any fevers ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Can be circulation.: This can be due to circulation difficulty, or it might be a symptom of hypothyroidism or vasculitis. There are vasospastic disorders, like raynaud's ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
See doctor...: It sounds like you have an infection of some sort. See your doctor to get diagnosed and treated. If you have shortness of breath, go to the er asap. P ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Clarify: Hot water can burn. In the house with small children it is recommended to have the thermostat on the hot water heater decreased to 120 degrees to prev ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: As more nor-epinephrine/epinephrine(adrenaline) is released it causes the arterioles to constrict and increase your blood pressure(hypertension) and h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Fever: No. Fever results generally from infection and not from chilled water unless it is contaminated with something that causes a person to become ill.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Prevention: Keep well hydrated: water/sports drinks/juices; avoid alcohol & caffeinated drinks. Use air conditioning when heat & humidity are high (high heat inde ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Your body core temperature is regulated closely and you'd know you're becoming seriously ill from the heat before your brain is in danger.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
There are : Treatments for severe sweating including muscle relaxants like rubinol or Botox injections, of corse medical evaluation should be performed.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Heart rate fast?: Assuming you meant "heart" and not "heat", fever will often (but not always) be accompanied by an increase in the heart beat rate.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
?virus: These symptoms are consistent with an early viral infection which may localize to the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract in the next day or two. Ke ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually not...: It's possible for anyone to catch a cold, especially in the winter months, but that is not related to being in cold air or playing outside building a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No: They just dilate your blood vessels releasing heat externally.

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