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Doctor insights on: Heat Exposure

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Dr. Linda Callaghan Dr. Callaghan
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Heat exposure (Tip)

Drink plenty of liquids. Wear protective gear . Limit sun exposure. ...See more

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Treating Heat Stroke (Checklist)

Get into an air-conditioned area
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Take a cool bath or shower
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Rehydrate with water or a sports drink
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Avoid alcohol
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What can cause blisters on the abdomen? Upon bursting it looks like a serious skin burn. No heat exposure.

What can cause blisters on the abdomen? Upon bursting it looks like a serious skin burn.  No heat exposure.

More info?: The rash/blister description and location is important to know. For example, if the blisters were small, on a red base and occurring on half the body withou crossing the mid-line and has a burning/ itching quality, then you might have" the shingles" ...Read more

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For two days I have had what looks like a heat rash on my face. Tiny bumps on my cheeks and forehead. No heat exposure and very itchy. What is this?

For two days I have had what looks like a heat rash on my face. Tiny bumps on my cheeks and forehead. No heat exposure and very itchy. What is this?

Rash: Unfortunately, rashes are highly dependent on being visually examined. Plus, more history is needed. Therefore, reconnect by ordering a Health Tap Prime consult or see your local physician. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Nahm Dr. Nahm
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Heat exposure (Tip)

Heat stroke is an emergency. Act fast if symptoms of lethargy, confusion or weakness occur. ...See more

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What are signs of heat exhaustion?

What are signs of heat exhaustion?

Many: Fatigue, confusion, dizziness, darker colored urine from dehydration, profuse sweating, rapid heart beat, nausea, muscle cramps, headache & pale skin are common. Dehydration and salt depletion while in the heat is the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Foucher Dr. Foucher
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Heat exposure (Tip)

Stay hydrated. Avoid outdoor activities if the temperature is above 85 degrees and 80% humidity. ...See more

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What is heat exhaustion and how do you treat it?

What is heat exhaustion and how do you treat it?

Dehydration caused: Heat exaustion is caused by water deprivation. The body cannot cool itself by perspiration. Drink plenty of water when it is hot and you are going to engage in strenuous activity. We all should drink at least two quarts per day not exercising or being in the heat. You will need more if excersing, especially in the heat. First axiom of exercising and hydration. Drink before you feel thirsty. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Heat exposure (Tip)

Get out of the sun, and dress cool to reduce elevated body temperatutel. ...See more

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What is heat exhaustion and how can you treat it?

What is  heat exhaustion and how can you treat it?

Body Overheated: Heat exhaustion can be treated by cooling the patient and rehydrating them, but it is best that they be seen by their doctor to rule out more serious issues. Heat illness can progress very rapidly. If they are unable to hold down any liquids, complain of pain, esp. Headaches, dizziness, appear slow or not "with it", appear flushed, stopped sweating, high temp, etc, go to the er. ...Read more

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My son has heat exhaustion. Is that something serious?

My son has heat exhaustion. Is that something serious?

Over-heated: Heat exhaustion can become serious if it's untreated. Symptoms include heavy sweating, rapid breathing, and a fast pulse. If not dealt with, and the patient cooled soon, it can lead to heat stroke, which can be fatal if not treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Don Millner Dr. Millner
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Heat exposure (Tip)

Drink but don't over-drink fluids. Take frequent breaks in the shade or indoors. Keep cool! ...See more

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What is the definition or description of: heat exhaustion?

What is the definition or description of: heat exhaustion?

Excessive heat: Heat exhaustion is one of the conditions along the spectrum of heat illness. It occurs when the body's core body temperature exceeds 98.6 degrees f, which presents in symptoms such as excessive sweating and fatigue. If left unchecked it can lead to heat stroke, which can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Could have the effects of heat exhaustion the day after you were outside in 99 degree heat?

Could have the effects of heat exhaustion the day after you were outside in 99 degree heat?

It sure can...: Depending on the severity of heat exhaustion, your health status, and how quickly you get intervention, the effect may last for several days. Mild exhaustion gets better fast with simply staying in cooler area and replace the fluid lost. Severe case may need hospital care/iv fluid and/or medications. Older folks with medical problems are more prone to heat exhaustion. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Fried Dr. Fried
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Heat exposure (Tip)

Do drink plenty of fluids to make sure you are hydrated. Dont drink excessive caffeinated products. ...See more