Heatstroke or sun stroke occurs due to exposure to excessive heat.
Signs & symptoms of heat stroke:-
High fever (between 105-107 degree f.)
Skin is hot, flushed, dry.
Pulse rapid, irregular and weak
Loss of consciousness
Before starting the treatment, temperature should be controlled and brought down by fanning, after sprinkling with water. Immersion in cold water or use of ice water necessary. Patient should be given massage to maintain circulation. If the temperature is very high, seek the medical help immediately.