Does drinking fluids worsen a heat stroke?

No. Heat Stroke! Fluids help. Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known as sunstroke -- call an ambulance immediately and give first aid until paramedics arrive. Http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1.
Kind of. To the extent that trying to get someone to ingest fluid delays provision of the aggressive therapy required for the medical emergency that is heat stroke then yes, such a delay can worsen things. After you call 911 while waiting for the paramedics, you can try to cool the patient by immersing in cool water. Trying to force down fluids in a victim with diminished alertness might cause aspiration.

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If I am about to have heat stroke, what should I drink to reverse it?

Water. Lots of water, or even better, gatorade or pedialyte. Those two things have important electrolytes such as sodium and potassium that may be depleted in heat stroke.

Is drinking milk a good way to treat a heat stroke?

NO! Heat stroke is an emergency condition requiring aggressive medical therapy to lower the body temperature and restore proper hydration. Delay of treatment can have fatal results!

Have had heat exhaustion symptoms for the past two days after spending 9+ hours outside. Have been drinking so much water pee is clear. Heat stroke?

Minerals (electrolyt. Drink a large glass of V-8 juice or its equivalent 3 times a day. This will help replace your electrolytes. This should help you feel better.
Plain Water not good. People often forget that their sweat contains more than water. Electrolytes, in particular Sodium and Chloride (Salt) as well as Potassium (for muscle health) are lost while out in the heat. Try a bit of an old fashioned "miracle cure", CHICKEN SOUP, but on the serious side drinking too much pure water can lower your blood salt level and make you feel weak along with a low potassium.
Heat Stroke. Hi, I don't believe so as heat stroke is a real medical emergency with very disturbing symptoms including throbbing headache, Syncope, lightheadedness, nausea and vomiting, muscle cramp and weakness, palpitation, trouble breathing, seizure and finally losing consciousness among other symptoms. Keep hydrating, avoid Alcohol and caffeinated drinks, Feel better soon.