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I've been waking up feeling hot! I don't usually sweat when this happens but my whole body feels overheated. What could cause this? I'm 32 and TTC.

I've been waking up feeling hot! I don't usually sweat when this happens but my whole body feels overheated. What could cause this? I'm 32 and TTC.

Body temperature: Feeling hot could be a sign of systemic infection (fever). But there could also be a problem with your Thyroid. You should likely go to your primary care doctor and have some blood work done. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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What causes waking and overheating at night?

What causes waking and overheating at night?

SWEATING PROFUSELY: While sleeping your metabolism is at work and your sympathetic nervous system prevails over the parasympathetic ns. These are the signs of over stimulation of the ns. You will learn this in physiology class. ...Read more

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What can be causes of my body overheating so quickly?

What can be causes of my body overheating so quickly?

Bad radiator: That was just a joke. Our sensation and tolerance to things like heat are all different. There are also things that can cause that. Our hormones like the thyroid can affect our tolerance to heat, for example. It is best to see your doctor to find out if anything is wrong. ...Read more

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Can too much thyrooid hormone cause overheating?

Can too much thyrooid hormone cause overheating?

Yes: You can get high body temperature when overtreated with thyroid supplementation. ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel dizzy and overheated all the time?

What can cause me to feel dizzy and overheated all the time?

Perimenopause: Is the most likely option. My favorite recommendation is chinese medicine and acupuncture to balance your hormones and help you get through menopause without the dizziness, heat, hot flashes, and other discomforts that often accompany it. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, dizziness, and feeling overheated?

What causes nausea, dizziness, and feeling overheated?

Being overheated: Take your temperature. If it is high, that is greater than 101.3 than you need to take steps to get it down and also identify the cause. If you do have a fever, and are dizzy, see your doctor immediately, get hydrated and try taking Acetaminophen if you aren't allergic or have liver problems and can hold it down. ...Read more

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Could having MS and getting overheated cause a rash on your legs?

Could having MS and getting overheated cause a rash on your legs?

No, not a part of MS: Getting overheated could result in transient ms symptoms being present, but the problem departs on cooling down. High temperatures could cause temporary leg weakness, but not a rash, as this is due to a different problem. ...Read more

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What would cause a normal/healthy 11 yo child to have a seizure? Eeg was normal, he wasn't overheated or dehydrated.

What would cause a normal/healthy 11 yo child to have a seizure? Eeg was normal, he wasn't overheated or dehydrated.

Seizure: Seizure of unknown origin may be due to hypoglycemia or electrolyte derailment. Barring those causes, your child should have a workup to find a cause. You might also want to include a cardiac and vascular workup as well. ...Read more

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I am 7 weeks pregnant. I used a heating pad on high on my stomach. I was not overheated, but could I have caused damage to the baby?

I am 7 weeks pregnant. I used a heating pad on high on my stomach. I was not overheated, but could I have caused damage to the baby?

Probably not: It is reported that prolonged complete immersion in/ exposure to hot tubs, saunas or heated jacuzzi during very early pregnancy can interfere with embryo logic development and cause some congenital malformations like neural tube defects, spina bifida...Data on the use of a heating pad may not exist. It would seem very unlikely that placing a "heating pad on high on your stomach" could cause harm ...Read more

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Overheating pregnancy Im 6wks. 85 degrees was sitting 1/2 in shade -back was in sun. Was 20 min some breeze.Starting sweat under arms & feeling hot. Got inside in air con. Could I have overheated enough to cause birth defect? symptoms temp too high?

Overheating pregnancy
Im 6wks. 85 degrees was sitting 1/2 in shade -back was in sun. Was 20 min some breeze.Starting sweat under arms & feeling hot. Got inside in air con. Could I have overheated enough to cause birth defect? symptoms  temp too high?

No, you're fine.: When a person gets warm, the body uses evaporation from sweating as a mechanism to cool off. You listened to your body's message that you were getting warm and made a good choice to get cooler. Always drink enough fluids as well to keep urine light yellow. In the first trimester women get lightheaded easily as their body adjusts to the increase in blood volume needed to support the placenta. ...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?

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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Extreme Fever (Definition)

For adults: High-grade fever range is approximately 103 F-104 F. Hyperpyrexia range is approximately 104 F-107 F ...Read more