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Doctor insights on: Avoid Heat Behind In Fluids Dehydration

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Dr. Ashu Syal
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Dehydration (Definition)

A condition in which a person experiences excessive loss of body water, which disrupts ...Read more


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Does simultanious cooling and heating the face with cool and hot water causes cold?

Does simultanious cooling and heating the face with cool and hot water causes cold?

Your age?: HI, please put your age in your profile. We cannot answer questions from people less than 16 years old so we have to know your age. If you are under 16, please have your parent or guardian create an account and ask your question for you. Be honest! You expect it of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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Does soaking okra in water and drinking the water lower blood sugar ?

Does soaking okra in water and drinking the water lower blood sugar ?

No: The carbohydrate in okra supposedly slows the uptake of sugar into the blood.stream. But this can be said of the soluble fiber in lots of foods. It is not a treatment for diabetes. I can't believe okra water would do even THAT much. ...Read more

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Need to get rid of fever, it is 37,5 degrees Celsius. has come down from 40. taken asprin, slept and drank lots of water and fluids. Also cool baths?

Need to get rid of  fever, it is 37,5 degrees Celsius. has come down from 40. taken asprin, slept and drank lots of water and fluids. Also cool baths?

See a physician: Your fever responded well to aspirin. You need to treat the cause of the fever as a temperature of 40 C (104 F) is very high for an adult and indicates a possibly serious infection. See a Dr as soon as possible. Reducing the fever with aspirin or cool baths is mainly for comfort, and doesn't treat or fight the infection. Fever actually help the body fight infection. ...Read more

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In the cold weather I often use space heater, room gets very warm. Can this heating of the room cause my body temp to go up as well?

In the cold weather I often use space heater, room gets very warm. Can this heating of the room cause my body temp to go up as well?

Should not: If you are healthy then your body should be able to regulate its temperature even in hot areas. If it is extreme I suppose you could give yourself heat stroke. Try to keep the room temperature at a comfortable level with getting it excessively hot. ...Read more

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Does drinking chilled water in very hot temperature around 44 dgrs can cause fever ??

Does drinking chilled water in very hot temperature around 44 dgrs can cause fever ??

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. ...Read more

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I wear ice pack vest and neck wrap when exercising or going outside in warm weater due to heat hives. any health precautions from this?

I wear ice pack vest and neck wrap when exercising or going outside in warm weater due to heat hives. any health precautions from this?

No, but U may-: -want 2 add an antihistamine as well. U have 2 B careful since it is hard 2 warm up with the ice. B sure U consult an allergist 4 other recommendations. ...Read more

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Dehydration + symptoms from inadequate fluid intake. Level of intake that resolves symptoms causes excessive urination, leading to dehydration. Ideas?

Dehydration + symptoms from inadequate fluid intake. Level of intake that resolves symptoms causes excessive urination, leading to dehydration. Ideas?

Dehydration: Please see your doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and order labs. It is important to find out what is contained in a 24 hour urine collection as well as blood work. If there are problems they can be resolved. ...Read more

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How do you avoid getting deficient fluid volume in this heat?

How do you avoid getting deficient fluid volume in this heat?

Drink fluids: Keep drinking fluids without added sugar, and eat fruits that are juicy. If you don't need the calories, drink water. If you're doing strenuous exercise, try to do it when the temperature is cooler, like early morning, and keep water with you at all times. ...Read more

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Are there other ways to recover from dehydration? I'm forcing myself to drink water but it bothers my stomach to drink water in such large amounts.

Are there other ways to recover from dehydration? I'm forcing myself to drink water but it bothers my stomach to drink water in such large amounts.

Dehydration cure: Unless you have severely low blood pressure, or not able to intake fluids, you do not need intravenous fluids. If you drink 200 ml/ hour every hour, you will replete .8 liter of fluid in 4 hours. Unless you have an on-going loss of fluid, vomiting or loss of urine, you should be able to replete well over that time with that amount of fluid. If you have on-going losses of fluid, go to an er fast. ...Read more

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Experiences dizziness when she gets up from sitting, laying down, or getting put of the shower. Says she drinks plenty of water and gets enough iron.

Experiences dizziness when she gets up from sitting, laying down, or getting put of the shower.  Says she drinks plenty of water and gets enough iron.

Low blood pressure: Dizziness with position changes can be a sign of too low of blood pressure. See your doctor to be evaluated for this condition. At times this can be a side effect of medications. If room spinning vertigo is prominent, ear evaluation may be necessary. ...Read more

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Can 30 minutes of exercise and no water before a flight cause dehydration?

Possibly: This depends on how much sweating/water loss you experienced during your 30 minutes of exercise, as well as your state of hydration before you started the exercise. ...Read more

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Standing still looking at phone. Felt as if I was falling backwards for about two seconds. What would cause this? Heat? BP? Dehydration? Anxiety?

Standing still looking at phone.  Felt as if I was falling backwards for about two seconds.  What would cause this?  Heat?  BP? Dehydration? Anxiety?

.: All of the reasons you have mentioned could be the cause. However, inner ear infections, medications and other medical possibilities warrant a visit to your doctor if symptoms continue or progress. ...Read more

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I was treated yesterday for heat illness and dehydration/can I just go home and drink next time?

I was treated yesterday for heat illness and dehydration/can I just go home and drink next time?

No: If you have suffered a heat injury you need to determine if you have heat stroke or heat exhaustion. Lab studies and a physician are required for safety. ...Read more

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How can you prevent heat stroke and dehydration during the summer?

Stay hydrated: Take in plenty of fluids, cover the head and get out of the heat before problems occur. ...Read more

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What causes elevated body heat, dizziness, extreme fatigue, splotchy lookin rash, dehydration, and appetite changes?

What causes elevated body heat, dizziness, extreme fatigue, splotchy lookin rash, dehydration, and appetite changes?

Rash dehydration: 1. Too hot where you are. 2. Heat injury 3. Heat stroke 4. Meningococcus infection Recommend 2nd opinion consult with me now or go to ER. ...Read more

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Think got heat rash because dehydrated? Dry mouth? Reason why always feel dehydrated? Do psych meds create dehydration long after leaving body

Think got heat rash because dehydrated? Dry mouth? Reason why always feel dehydrated? Do psych meds create dehydration long after leaving body

Yes: These drugs can cause dry mouth. Dry mouth can cause serious dental problems, your teeth are much more at risk for decay. So drink water to hydrated, avoid sodas and juice, too much sugar and acid, chew xylitol or sugar free gums. Biotene dry mouth products are great. If you use mouthwash you need one without alcohol. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is dehydration or "behind in fluids"?

What kind of condition is dehydration or "behind in fluids"?

Less fluid: Dehydration occurs when less fluid than necessary for the body are ingested and/or fluids are lost faster than a person can replace them. Examples include when a person has severe nausea and vomiting and is losing fluid via vomiting and cannot drink enough to replace these fluids due to nausea. Sometimes, fluids need to be replaced intravenously in this situation. ...Read more

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Apart from water and energy drinks means gulocose high drinks whats the alternative to avoid dehydration? and some thing like milk or any other fluid?

Apart from water and energy drinks means gulocose high drinks whats the alternative to avoid dehydration? and some thing like milk or any other fluid?

Avoid dehydration.: Drinking water regularly so that your urine is almost clear is ideal for preventing dehydration. If you’re already dehydrated, you can replenish fluids with regular fruit juices (orange, apple) or an electrolyte solution (like Gatorade or Powerade). Remember that energy drinks tend to have caffeine, which contributes to dehydration. ...Read more

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How can I avoid heat exhaustion?

How can I avoid heat exhaustion?

Water: Wear a hat, take frequent breaks and drink lots and lots of water. Rehydration with fluids is the key. ...Read more

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How to avoid heat rashes from tanning beds?

How to avoid heat rashes from tanning beds?

If you avoid: The tanning bed - you will avoid the heat rashes as well as your risk for skin cancer. ...Read more

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What steps can an individual take to avoid heat injury when exercising?

What steps can an individual take to avoid heat injury when exercising?

Hydrate: Hydrate very well, take breaks and use shade. Best thing to avoid heat injury is to also know your limits, and not push yourself too hard in high heat conditions. ...Read more

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Should i avoid heat or ice after hip resurfacing? How should I care for the pain after my hip resurfacing? Should I use ice packs or heat? .

Ice and exercise: If you have had recent hip resurfacing surgery, ice and physical therapy are best to treat your pain. Heat should only be used for muscle soreness after the initial inflammation from surgery has subsided. ...Read more

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Started on Wed., weak and drop in BP and HR on Thurs, drinking lots of fluids thinking dehydration. BP still 90's/60's, HR 65, weak,should I see a dr?

Started on Wed., weak and drop in BP and HR on Thurs, drinking lots of fluids thinking dehydration. BP still 90's/60's, HR 65, weak,should I see a dr?

Low bp: Recommend checking BP seated 3 X after testing 5 min. Then stand and recheck after 1 and 2 min. Keep arm with BP HELD SO YOur FOREarm IS parallel with heart when ny stand i.e. Do not let arm hang down to side. Then step up and down on toes 10 times and recheck BP while standing. If you get dizzy at any stage of BP DROPS BY by 20 check with dr, ...Read more

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What is the best way to avoid dehydration in drought?

Whether conditions..: ...Are drought or you are in the middle of a lake, the way to avoid dehydration is to drink lots of water, regularly. Drink clean water, not flavored or sweetened for best result. If you're exercising or outside when it's hot, drink more. ...Read more

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Should one take electrolytes during preperation and on the day of colonoscopy to avoid dehydration?

Should one take electrolytes during preperation and on the day of colonoscopy to avoid dehydration?

Not necessarily...: In a healthy person without any electrolyte abnormalities prior to the colonoscopy preparation, which is usually only the day prior to the procedure, drinking adequate water should be enough to prevent dehydration and adding electrolytes is usually unnecessary... again assuming the pre-procedure electrolytes are normal. ...Read more

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Can fluid retetnion ,headache,in the morn. be because i sweat a lot at nite an actually be dehydration.

Can fluid retetnion ,headache,in the morn. be because i sweat a lot at nite  an actually be dehydration.

Not likely, but: Depends what you mean by fluid retention. If you are having swelling of your feet(edema) than it's very unlikely you are dehydrated. Don't try to diagnose yourself. You won't find the answers to your symptoms in this chat format. I suggest you see your physician who knows you best...or at least call him/her. ...Read more

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Could gestational sac measure small due to dehydration? The baby is measuring normal with a normal hb but the sac is measuring almost 2 weeks behind.

No: Dehydration does not affect the size of the gestational sac because the fluid around the developing embryo does not come from your body systems. The size of the embryo is a more reliable measure of gestational age and thus should be used when possible. ...Read more