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Heat stroke

Heat stroke: Introduction

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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Home Diagnostic Testing and Heat stroke

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Heat stroke: Symptom Checker

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Heat stroke Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Heat stroke

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Heat stroke: Animations

Heat stroke: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Heat stroke

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Misdiagnosis and Heat stroke

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, more »

Heat stroke: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Heat stroke: Related Rare Diseases

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Heat stroke: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Heat stroke:

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)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Heat stroke

The list below shows some of the causes of Heat stroke mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Heat stroke?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Heat stroke. Of the 10 causes of Heat stroke that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heat stroke:

The following list of conditions have 'Heat stroke' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Heat stroke:

The following list of medical conditions have Heat stroke or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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What are the alternative names for Heat stroke:

Heat apoplexy, Heat exhaustion, Siriasis, Sun stroke
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Heat stroke:

Body symptoms (5672 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes)

Symptoms related to Heat stroke:

Dehydration (284 causes), Hot environment, Sunstroke (14 causes), Heat exhaustion (46 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Heat stroke

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