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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. Read more...
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. Read more...
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. Read more...

How quickly could heat exhaustion progress for heat cramps to heat stroke?

Quickly. Heat exhaustion usually develops over the period of days when exposed high temperatures and dehydration. It can progress to heat stroke quite rapidly (minutes to hours). Heat stroke is an emergency and 911 should be called right away for urgent medical care. Read more...

How do I know I have heat exhaustion? And how do I prevent getting heat stroke?

Ask your doctor? Some medications aggravate heat exposure. Avoid direct sun with exertion since you have a skin condition. See your doctor for breathing problems. Drink water prior to and during exercise. Stop and cool off if you feel weak, have chills, or get dizzy. Read more...