Heatstroke Symptoms

Symptoms of heatstroke may include: Feeling or acting very confused, restless, or anxious. Trouble breathing. Sweating heavily, or not sweating at all (sweating may have stopped). Skin that is red, hot, and dry, even in the armpits. Passing out. Seizure. Nausea and vomiting. Heatstroke occurs when the body can’t control…

Heatstroke Symptoms

Heatstroke Symptoms

Symptoms of heatstroke may include:

  • Feeling or acting very confused, restless, or anxious.
  • Trouble breathing.
  • Sweating heavily, or not sweating at all (sweating may have stopped).
  • Skin that is red, hot, and dry, even in the armpits.
  • Passing out.
  • Seizure.
  • Nausea and vomiting.

Heatstroke occurs when the body can't control its own temperature and body temperature continues to rise.

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Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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