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Doctor insights on: Stmptoms Of Being Overheated

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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


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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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How can you help an elderly loved one who is overheating?

Take to ER now: Hyperthermia is medical term for overheating. It can range in severity from heat exhaustion to heat stroke. To be on safe side, since you've mentioned no other details, take your loved one to ER now for evaluation & appropriate treatment. Check out http://www.medicinenet.com/hyperthermia_symptoms_and_signs/symptoms.htm for some basic info. ...Read more

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How does the body prevent itself from overheating in exercise?

How does the body prevent itself from overheating in exercise?

Sweating: At least two mechanisms. The body first reacts by dilating (enlarging the diameter) of the vessels near the skin surface, thus allowing for more surface area heat exchange to occur. Sweating is additive to this process, cooling the skin by evaporation. Together, these processes help to prevent overheating. Normally, we sweat as much as a liter throughout the entire day. ...Read more

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Is it advisable for a person to have a really cold beverage if they are overheated from exercise or other physical exertion?

Is it advisable for a person to have a really cold beverage if they are overheated from exercise or other physical exertion?

No: When you are already overheated and then drink really cold beverage you will shut your stomach down and it might cause stomach cramps. I know you're not a horse, but if someone did that to a horse after it was racing, it would die. In chinese medicine, its not advised to drink iced drinks ever, because it damages your kidney energy. ...Read more

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Why is hyperthyroidism like overheating?

Thyroid : Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism in your body. You cannot survive without them. When they are high body gets in catabolic state burning lots of calories causing 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