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What are some common treatments for a heat stroke?

Requires hospital. Heat stroke is characterized by a high core temperature and the bodies inability to release this heat. The person will be red and dry(unable to perspire). Cooling down the person's core with IV fluid, oral fluids(if still safely able to take by mouth), and cooling the body down, often with cooling blankets is key. If a hospital is not possible , do your best to cool the torso and get fluids in. Read more...
Heat Stroke! 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. Read more...