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Heat stroke: it is a life threatening condition. It is hyperthermia in an advanced state. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Heat stroke, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Overexposure to heat or overexertion most common in old age or infancy but especially in the elderly, accompanied by convulsions, delusions, or coma. It is treated by cooling the body and replacing fluids and salts. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992, p282)
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Collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
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