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I HAD A HEAT STROKE 3 YEARS AGO AND IT HAS JUST ABOUT DESTROYED

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I HAD A HEAT STROKE 3 YEARS AGO AND IT HAS JUST ABOUT DESTROYED MY LIFE. I HAVE SPOKEN TO NUMEROUS DOCTORS AND HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO OBTAIN ANY HELPFUL MEDICATION, NOR PERFERED TREATMENT. PLEASE, PLEASE, I NEED HELP AND ADVICE.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Docsuske replied 5 years ago.
Roy
Heat stroke is a serious problem
see link below

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/770413-overview

It can cause severe damage & many problems
such as (from the link following)-

Complications

    * Heatstroke has been reported to affect almost every organ in the body except for the pancreas.
          o Cardiac - Sinus tachycardia, hypotension, ST-T segment changes on ECG, elevated cardiac enzyme levels, subendocardial hemorrhage, and ruptured cardiac muscle
          o Pulmonary - Pulmonary edema, aspiration, respiratory alkalosis (and tetany), and ARDS
          o Renal - Rhabdomyolysis, acute oliguric renal failure, and acute tubular necrosis
          o Electrolyte - Hypokalemia, hyperkalemia, hypocalcemia, hypernatremia, hypoglycemia, hyperuricemia, and lactic acidosis
          o Hematologic - Coagulopathy, DIC
          o Neurologic - Cerebellar deficits, hemiplegia, coma, dementia, personality changes, hemiparesis, aphasia, ataxia, dysarthria, and seizures
          o Hepatic - Jaundice, hepatocellular necrosis, and liver failure

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/770413-followup

So, my best advice to you is to seek care, from a Dr who specializes in Heat Stroke- ask your local hospital , medical school &/or medical association.

with best wishes,

Doc

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I am sorry, but you have not told me anything that I did not already know. I have been to more than one doctor and they all say the same thing. But not anything that will help me overcome my problem.

 

I therefore do not accept your answer as sound advise.

Expert:  Docsuske replied 5 years ago.
I'm sorry you're not satisfied, but I spent time on your behalf
trying to find a solution.
the best i could come up with was information- that you can use to take to any Dr, or for disability if needed,
& advice to seek specialty care- which still stands-
Have you seen specialists in heat problems?
If not, do so.

Doc

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