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I am familiar with the topic of heat stroke. How may I assist you? What is your question?
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Heat exhaustion or stroke can actually be quite dangerous. When a person has heat stroke, many different cellular metabolic changes take place. There are some obvious acute symptoms associated with heat stroke; however, heat stroke can cause some damage that may be delayed. Heat stroke can cause rhabdomyolysis. Rhabdomyolysis is when proteins from damaged tissue, due to cellular metabolic changes (anaerobic metabolism), breaks down and enters the blood stream. This can cause some problems, specifically renal problems. The severity of rhabdo can range from mild to life threatening.
At this point, given the possible heat exhaustion, migraine, and vomiting, I would highly suggest evaluation by a provider. At this point, I think an evaluation to rule out dehydration, at a minimum, may be necessary. I would recommend evaluation as soon as possible. You may be able to call your provider's office and reach the on-call provider for further advisement.
I hope this helps. If you have additional quesitons or concerns, please let me know.
At this point, it is difficult to actually provide you with a worst case scenario, since you have not been properly evaluated and diagnosed. At this point, your symptoms could be related to some migraine activity, heat stroke, or even other possible causes. If the symptoms are related to a migraine, then trying to sleep may help. If your symptoms are a result of possible heat stroke, a potentially life threatening situation could develop.
Since you have developed the chills, I would still have to insist that your consider a provider evaluation. Chills are generally not a symptom of migraine; however, can be a symptom associated with heat stroke sequela.
I hope this helps.
Thank you for responding. I am glad you are feeling better.
As for your question regarding heat stroke and falling asleep, please see the above posting. As for the actual treatment of heat stroke, this could vary from simple hydration to complex electrolyte monitoring and circulatory support; therefore, it is difficult to tell you what actually would have been done, since you have not had a diagnosis or evaluation.
As for information regarding heat exhaustion and heat stroke, there are some user friendly references available online. For example, the Mayo clinic provides some information on the subject. I will attach a link for your review.
At this point, fortunately, you are feeling better.