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A 47-year-old female asked:

Are there any medications for heat intolerance? i have severe heat intolerance due to autonomic neuropathy (30 years of type 1 diabetes). i am only comfortable when an ac is blowing cold air on me.

2 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
No: Control environment Wear thin loss cloths and may need to be naked while in house and drink plenty of cold water. Avoid exposure to heat. Presume work up for Thyroid abnormalities was negative
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Acupuncture can : sometimes be helpful with either cold or heat intolerance. For most of my life I felt hot - after a number of acupuncture treatments - now I feel cold and hot just like other people.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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