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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Heat sensitivity. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Why: to determine if acute or chronic.
Why: Pregnancy causes heat sensitivity.
Why: e.g. thyroid disorders.
Why: a fever from any cause may cause heat sensitivity.
Why: e.g. hot flashes, night sweats, palpitations, dry vagina, dry skin.
Why: e.g. palpitations, increased heart rate, preference for cooler weather, intolerance to warm weather, increased appetite, weight loss, increased sweating, tremor, nervousness, irritability, diarrhea, lack of menstrual periods.
Why: e.g. brief paroxysms of excruciating, searing jabs of pain like a burning knife or electric shock over one side of the face, rarely occurs at night, lasting 1-2 minutes. Pain may be precipitated by talking, chewing, cold weather or wind, heat or turning onto pillow.
The following list of conditions have 'Heat sensitivity' 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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