Malignant hyperthermia

What is Malignant hyperthermia?

Malignant hyperthermia is disease passed down through families that causes a fast rise in body temperature (fever) and severe muscle contractions when the affected person gets general anesthesia.

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Had surgery friday on my foot. since then my body temp can't seem to adjust. i'm sweating one minute then freezing the next

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my ck level is high (262) -- how do I reduce it
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