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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

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the connection between pregnancy and overheating?

What is the connection between pregnancy and overheating?

PREGNANCY/OVERHEATIN: During pregnancy, there is increase metabolism due to the baby. The pregnant mother is always sweating and feeling warm. ...Read more

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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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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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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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Why would a persons ears get real hot and then like overheated?

?infection: One cause is infection. Another could be if you sleep on your ear too long, it can get red and hot on occassion as the blood tries to "rush" back in it when you arise. If the condition persists, see a dr. ...Read more

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


Dr. Norman Cohen
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Hyperthermia (Definition)

Hyperthermia, also called heat stroke, is a clinical condition in which exposure to extreme heat results in elevated body temperature, confusion, loss ...Read more