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Heat Stroke

Prolonged exposure to the sun or high temperatures leads to overheating of the body or heat stroke. Extensive physical exertion in hot weather can also cause heatstroke. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, throbbing headache, fast heartbeats, dry skin, altered mental state, raised body temperature, skin flushing, and rapid breathing. If ignored, heatstroke can cause organ damage and death. Wearing sunscreen, loose-fitting cotton clothes, hydration, avoiding exertional activities under the hot sun, etc., can help prevent heatstrokes. Staying inside a closed, parked car can increase the risk.

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I am experiencing diarrhea, weakness, and fever. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing diarrhea, weakness, fever, and¬†headaches. Whenever I drink or eat anything, I have loose motions. I feel this is a heat stroke. Can you please help?  Read Full »


Dr. Sujata Ganguly

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks like a case of acute gastroenteritis. A few other information will be helpful. Your age? How long have you been having these symptoms? Any vomiting? Any other pre-existing illness or medications? Did you eat anything from outside? Were you e...  Read Full »

Why do I feel fatigue in hot weather?

Query: Hello doctor, I am actually facing some weakness issues since 2 or 3 days. I am a self-employed guy, my work timings are quite odd like 10 pm to 5 am. I wake up by 12 pm and then work from 2 pm - 8 pm (this includes working, meetings, get together with friends and coffee). I do not prefer eating out...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please find my observations below. It appears that your body is not prepared for the heat conditions prevailing in your place. Since you have work schedules which start in the early afternoon, it is possible that you got dehydrated with electrolyte loss which might hav...  Read Full »

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