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Will Heat Wave Fever
A heat wave can cause hyperthermia, an increase in core body temperature. This is sometimes called heat stroke and is a potentially life-threatening emergency and must be treated immediately by reducing your core body temp.
A fever is a physiologic response to infection that originates inside the brain's "thermostat." a fever is a natural response and often requires no treatment at all. ...Read more
In summer my body gets hot I feel heat waves coming out from my upper body and its not fever. My nose bleed often, tiredness, and hot hand palms?
Nose bleed: All normal except nose bleed. Check with ENT ...Read more
Heat or fever:
Yes, you should be concerned but not for long.
Please call your primary doctor, or if not available today or tomorrow please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Should be cared for quickly. ...Read more
Not unless dehydrate: External environmental temperatures will not generally elevate body temperatures unless you become dehydrated. If a baby has a fever it is almost always the result of some infection, most often viral, gut if they have other symptoms, see a pediatrician or family doctor. ...Read more
Cool off: If that is truely the only reason for increased temperature, then cool shower / swim / tub are best option. Be careful, as heat exposure enough to raise temp can cause heat injury / exhaustion or stroke. ...Read more
Even though I felt cold all day my body heat when i touch my skin all over its extremely hot. What can cause such high heat if I don't have a fever?
You might: You might have erythromelalgia or something else. See your doctor for check up. ...Read more
My wife feels really hot especially in the upper body. Sometimes I can feel this heat and sonetimes not. She has no signs of fever. It's been 3 weeks.
Could be many things: She needs to get checked out. Touch is not a very good test of temperature since it is dependent on feeling the difference between tow objects. A more objective test might be required. Also, a simple body temperature reading like temporal or oral temperature would be more objective. A complete exam with possibly some lab tests like a blood count and cmp may also help sort out what is going on. ...Read more
My body is hot to the touch but no fever has been like this for several months I don't know what's wrong. My boyfriend can't stand to be near me bc of the heat. He says when I touch him feels like fire?
Question unclear: If you are asking for a diagnosis the facts are insufficient to even offer a guess. Strongly suggest you make a list of all of your symptoms, particularly if you have recorded elevated temps, and take these with yourself to your local pcp. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Could excessive chemotherapy cause my skin to radiate more heat without increasing my core temperature of giving me a fever? It seems to do so.
No not at all: Chemo does not have any such effects on your body. Seek your oncologist's advice. This will further reassure you and it will all settle down soon and your body will be back to normal. ...Read more
Can strep cause me to have hot flashes? I don't have a fever but I got so hot I had to take my pjs off. It felt like the heat was coming from inside
Don't say it's mental cus I was fine 2 days ago. It started it with life like night terrors now seeing stuff? Heat rate is fast then slow semi fever?
No, not mental: Nobody can diagnose this as mental unless common things are ruled out first like simple infection, thyroid disease and excessive intake of stimulants like coffee and decongestants. ...Read more
Last summer I got a sever upper respiratory illness, 6 weeks. Had fever, but was in 100 d heat 12hrs a day. Fever from illness or heat? Coughed fluid.
Probably infection: High temperatures will raise your body temperature, but usually minimally unless you are becoming dehydrated or not sweating adequately (which is one way the body loses heat). No guarantee, but it sounds like this was related to infection. ...Read more
2 1/2 year old spent 4 hours outside yesterday. Today has 102 fever. No other symptoms. Could this be from heat? Should we go to urgent care?
Wondering if excessive heat can make him run a fever & have body aches along with hot & cold chills?
Sharp pain on right side when taking deep breath or cough. No fever. Feels better when heat applied. What is it?
Right side pain: Could be a muscle but better get an X-ray to make sure and possibly a D-Dimer blood test, see your PCP right away ...Read more
Could my twenty-something daughter develop heat rash after excessive bundling during a high fever?
My 2 yr old son feels like he is running a high fever but he has been outside playing in the heat could he be hot from the heat.
Maybe: Warm bath and push fluids. Call 911 if he seems confused. ...Read more
Wondering why I am always warm/ hot when others are cold. No fever. Not good with heat either. Doc says due to migraines but happens when no migraine.
What are the signs of heat exhaustion in a 7wk old baby? Took my baby out in pram on a 30deg celsius dy. Is she going to be ok temp is 37 deg no fever
See Your Doctor Now: In general, illness in a very young infant can be difficult to recognize as their responses are mostly non-specific symptoms such as irritability/fussiness, poor feeding, lethargy. Additionally, duration of exposure, baby's symptoms and other important details are not given. A thorough evaluation is needed to ensure your baby has no adverse effects from excess heat exposure. See your doctor now. ...Read more
Can shingles cause loss of sight, tingling all over the body, fever, sweat/heat with every swift movement. I have been seeing these rash for 5 years.
See you doctor: Your symptoms are too complex for this forum to help you. See your doctor. ...Read more
Red cheeks spreading on neck, hands, near diaper. Several tiny bumps on red areas. Had cold 3 days fever settled. Red parts cool then heat up. What is it?
Can lack of water and food give me fever and make my body heat up and binge drinking only 3 times this week?
Have pain in upper abdomen, lower back, vomiting, and fever. Vomiting increases pain, but pain reduced after vomiting. Heat also reduces pain.
Knee swelling with pain and heat after kneeling for a moment on concrete. Flu symptoms (fever) started about 5 hours after knee problem. Related?
Unlikely: Immediate pain and swelling after physical contact of a body part with a hard surface usually indicates a local issue at the site and not a systemic one such as the flu would be. ...Read more