Heat-related illnesses include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, heat edema
These symptoms were chosen as specific indicators of heat edema and heatstroke, conditions that are known to be uncommon in the typical football athlete.
Swelling, a symptom of heat edema, is very uncommon among athletes.
These have a wide spectrum, ranging from the relatively mild heat rash to heat edema
, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, exertional heat injury, and the very serious, life-threatening, often fatal, heat stroke.
Heat illnesses vary in severity, from heat cramps, heat edema and heat syncope (fainting), to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, which can lead to death.
In ED records, a case of heat illness was defined on the basis of ICD10-CA codes for conditions diagnosed as heatstroke, sunstroke, heat collapse, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat fatigue, heat edema or other effects of heat and light (Table 1).
This encompassed heat stroke, heat syncope, heat fatigue, heat edema, multiple effects of heat and light, unspecified effects of heat and light, and effects of heat and light not classified elsewhere.
Meanwhile, Dr Cherian said the hospital has so far treated mild cases: heat edema
, heat rash and heat exhaustion.
is a swelling in your ankles and feet when you get hot.