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Can being in a hot tub cause passing out and seizures?

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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Hot tubs can lead to dehydration and are especially dangerous in the young, old, and ill.
Limit time in the hot tub, drink plenty of water, avoid caffeine and alcohol, and cool off if you feel hot/dizzy to help prevent this.

In brief: Yes

Hot tubs can lead to dehydration and are especially dangerous in the young, old, and ill.
Limit time in the hot tub, drink plenty of water, avoid caffeine and alcohol, and cool off if you feel hot/dizzy to help prevent this.
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

A hot tub can result in blood vessels in the extremites to dilate and cause decrease circulation to the brain.
This can certainly cause fainting. Many who faint will have seizure-like activity from lack of oxygen to the brain, but it is not the same as epilepsy. No one should be alone in a hot tube because of these safety concerns.

In brief: Yes

A hot tub can result in blood vessels in the extremites to dilate and cause decrease circulation to the brain.
This can certainly cause fainting. Many who faint will have seizure-like activity from lack of oxygen to the brain, but it is not the same as epilepsy. No one should be alone in a hot tube because of these safety concerns.
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Dr. Craig Armstrong
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