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Heatstroke: Emergency Symptoms - Topic Overview

Signs of rapidly progressing heatstroke include:

After calling 911or other emergency services, begin emergency first aid treatment if emergency medical personnel (such as paramedics) are not going to arrive soon.

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    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
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