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Overheating (Definition)

Allowing your body temperature to rise above 101 degrees F during pregnancy may increase the risk of a development abnormality in a developing baby. The risk is greatest during the first trimester. Adults who are not pregnant develop heat emergencies only when their body temperatures rise ...Read more


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What type a person who dies from overheating?

What type a person who dies from overheating?

ALWAYS HOT: Overheating can cause heatstroke. So stay in a cool place like air conditioned room, take a bath often, drink plenty of cold drinks and relax.Persons who suffers from hpn , CAD are prone to heart attack and stroke due to overheating. ...Read more

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Exercise overheating pregnant?

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, decrease the intensity of your exercise and rest if you feel hot or dizzy or lightheaded. ...Read more

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Can you get a fever because of overheating?

Yes: It's simply physics. Heated body gives warms back. ...Read more

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Typically is back pain a result of overheating?

Typically is back pain a result of overheating?

Muscle strain: No, but overheating from activity can cause Lactic Acid build up in your muscles causing pain until it can be cleared from your system. Low back pain is very common and can be from a multitude of reasons. Check with you primary care doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if a newborn is overheating?

Confusing question: If a newborn is running fever over 100.4 degrees farhenheit s/he needs a full evaluation by a doctor.Although bundeling in blankets can transiently increase temperature, persistant fever can be a sign of a serious neonatal infection.Emergent workup at a hospital is the standard of care. ...Read more

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How do I keep my water bottle from overheating while traveling?

How do I keep my water bottle from overheating while traveling?

A cooler: Is the best answer. A thermos, a tervis tumbler, and other thermos like containers can also help keep water cool. Obvious answer is to not be in the heat for long and don't leave it in a car that is not running. ...Read more

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I got shocked by an overheating computer on my lap. Any problems (guy)?

I got shocked by an overheating computer on my lap. Any problems (guy)?

Yes You need new one: Although it is not a medical question, get your computer fixed or get a new one before you get electricuted , or severe burns due to short circuit, it happned before when used in thunder storm. ...Read more

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If I find my myself getting overheated and going inside is not possible what can I do? Like if starting to feel nauseous and faint and flush?

If I find my myself getting overheated and going inside is not possible what can I do? Like if starting to feel nauseous and faint and flush?

Heat exhaustion: Nausea and feeling faint in hot weather are symptoms of heat exhaustion. Remedies are to seek shade for cooling and rehydrate. Cool packs applied to the back of the neck, the head and core will help the body cool, and water is best for hydration. Failure to sweat is a sign of heat stroke and is an emergency requiring immediate cooling. ...Read more

Dr. Norman Cohen
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