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If someone gets heat stroke and he doesn't receive medical attention, will he surely die?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: High likelihood

Heat stroke is a medical emergency that has a high mortality if not treated promptly.
Fluid replacement and electrolyte replacement are absolutely necessary.

In brief: High likelihood

Heat stroke is a medical emergency that has a high mortality if not treated promptly.
Fluid replacement and electrolyte replacement are absolutely necessary.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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Dr. Jonathan Megerian
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Not necessarily

It depends on the severity of the heat stroke.
There varying degrees of severity. Mortality is 5% if the person recieves treatment, but there can be lasting damage to brain or other organs, especially if treatment is not received when it is needed. The person should be assessed and treated emergently to maximize the chance of full recovery.

In brief: Not necessarily

It depends on the severity of the heat stroke.
There varying degrees of severity. Mortality is 5% if the person recieves treatment, but there can be lasting damage to brain or other organs, especially if treatment is not received when it is needed. The person should be assessed and treated emergently to maximize the chance of full recovery.
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
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