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Feeling hot

Feeling hot is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of feeling hot are common cold, pyogenic skin infection, and anxiety. Other possible causes, such as strep throat, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with feeling hot, 49% report having dizziness, 49% report having cough, and 47% report having fainting.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with feeling hot often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, radiographic imaging procedure, urinalysis, kidney function tests, electrocardiogram, electrolytes panel and glucose measurement .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with feeling hot include cefadroxil, theophylline, isradipine, peginterferon alfa-2b (sylatron), ribavirin, linezolid (zyvox), rifampin, cefepime, acetaminophen / diphenhydramine, salicylic acid topical, acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine, cefprozil and desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol .

Cefadroxil
$16
(7 days)
Theophylline
$19
(28 days)
Isradipine
$87
(28 days)
Peginterferon Alfa-2B (Sylatron)
$2177
(28 days)
Ribavirin
$430
(28 days)
Linezolid (Zyvox)
$1105
(7 days)
Rifampin
$62
(21 days)
Cefepime
$350
(7 days)
Salicylic Acid Topical

Cefprozil
$48
(7 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for feeling hot include race/ethnicity = other, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
2.0x
1-4 years
1.8x
5-14 years
1.0x
15-29 years
0.7x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
1.1x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
0.9x
Other
1.8x
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