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A 49-year-old male asked:

my body seems to interpret any light source as heat. could this be due to the fentanyl 100 patch i've been wearing for 5 years or part of pots or sle?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Basic science: It is a basic principle of physics that virtually any source of light is also a source of heat. I think you may be describing heat intolerance? Fentanyl, pots and sle do not usually cause heat intolerance in most people. Thyroid excess and obesity do. Some people are just more aware of the temperature than others.
Dr. Bing Shi
Dr. Bing Shianswered
Anesthesiology 38 years experience
Not due to fentanyl: More likely due to pots or sle.

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