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My daughter spent the weekend at the lake which was very hot. She did not drink enough wat

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My daughter spent the weekend at the lake which was very hot. She did not drink enough water and probably too much alcohol. She had the shakes last night and now said she has some numbness in her legs and arms. She has been drinking water non stop for the last 12 hours. Could this be a sign of dehydration. She is 29 and has no other health issues besides a little depression and anxiety. Also, she does chew tobacco.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
It can be a sign of heat stroke, and this should not be treated at home.
It can result in seizures and even death.
Get her to the ER immediately...right now.
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