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Overheating (Overview)

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 above 104 degrees F.


Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Overheating (Overview)

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 above 104 degrees F.


Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. William Nall Dr. Nall
Sports Medicine
11 years in practice
Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
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How long do symptoms of overheating last?

How long do symptoms of overheating last?

Overheating: Depends on how long you were overheated and how quickly you received treatment for it. No hard and fast answer. If you're still having symptoms the next day i would get checked out. ...Read more

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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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

Dr. Mitzi Scotten Dr. Scotten
Pediatrics
24 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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How can you help a child who is overheating?

How can you help a child who is overheating?

Cooling measures: By overheating, does that mean that they are in a hot place or they are playing sports? Generally getting to a cooler place, removing and making clothing loose and drinking fluids like pedialyte or gatorade are helpful. Overheating can be very serious and if the child is confused or very red in color this would be serious and need to be seen by a doctor immediately ...Read more

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What to do if I have a bad overheating: any advice?

What to do if I have a bad overheating: any advice?

More specifics: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Conceirge. ...Read more

Dr. Nestor Del rosario Dr. Del rosario
Addiction Medicine
30 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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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

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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How can I stop overheating so easily? I always feel hot.

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. ...Read more

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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How do I cover my child from the sun without overheating him?

How do I cover my child from the sun without overheating him?

SUNBURN: You can use lotions to prevent sunburn, give plenty of fluids, use umbrella with intense sun , or wait to cool off before going out. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hellman Dr. Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
25 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What to do if I have been hot and overheated now I am freezinghelp?

Check up: It would probably be a good idea to start with a good overall medical check up with a primary care doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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Menopause or overheated?

Menopause or overheated?

MENOPAUSE?: Menopausal syndrome is the time when hot flashes, sweating, nervousness appear before the disappearance of menstruation. ...Read more

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Dr. William Boelter Dr. Boelter
Obstetrics & Gynecology
44 years in practice
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
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Why do people get nauseated when overheated?

Why do people get nauseated when overheated?

Heat Stroke: Overheating can cause your body temperature to rise and dehydration is the most common reason! this can lead to nausea, dizziness, confusion, and sometimes death. Keep your fluid intake up and not just water. Gatorade, the original formula, is very helpful. And cool off as soon as possible! ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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Can you get burnt from a curling iron overheating?

CURLING IRON : Definitely you can be burned from a curling iron. It is hot and electric current can electrify! ...Read more

Dr. Mark Kirschenbaum Dr. Kirschenbaum
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
35 years in practice
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
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Why do people overweight have trouble overheating?

Enlarged stomach: There is an enlargement of stomach which gives sensation of need to eat more. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What you do when someone's overheated and unmotivated?

What you do when someone's overheated and unmotivated?

Depends: Depends on the cause. If you can't find an underlying cause, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Kindred Dr. Kindred
Sports Medicine
10 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What can be done to prevent yourself from overheating?

What can be done to prevent yourself from overheating?

Acclimatization : Our bodies are actually very good at adjusting to the heat or exercising in the heat but it does take time. Gradually building up is the key to acclimatization. Remaining well hydrated and avoiding exercise in the peak hours of the day can also help. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Kass Dr. Kass
Podiatry
24 years in practice
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How does the body react to prevent us from overheating?

You sweat: For one.....but keep in mind don't leave it up to your body.....drink fluids and rest. Overheating is not good for you.... ...Read more

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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What prevents the body from overheating in the tropics?

OVERHEATING TROPICS: Living in the tropics is ok if you are accustomed to the hot season. Asians who have been here in us have problem adjusting with the hot climate again. When they are in the tropics to visit or go on vacation, they have to stay in air conditioned rooms and take a bath several times a day. ...Read more

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Hyperthermia (Definition)

Normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees. Temperatures below that would be called hypothermia, and temperatures greater than that hyperthermia. Low grade temperatures are not always a concern, but temperatures greater than 101.5 are usually ...Read more