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Heat-Related Illnesses - Check Your Symptoms

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If you have any of the following symptoms, check those symptoms first.

  • A high body temperature that may be caused by illness: Go to the topic Fever, Age 3 and Younger or Fever, Age 4 and Older.
  • A skin rash: Go to the topic Rash, Age 11 and Younger or Rash, Age 12 and Older.

Do you have any signs of heat exhaustion?

Do you have any symptoms that could cause heat syncope (fainting)?

Do you have any signs of heat cramps?

Do you have any signs of heat edema (swelling)?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, check those symptoms first.

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Last Updated: September 01, 2011
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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