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A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
21 years experience Family Medicine
Many: There are several symptoms to look out for and depends on the severity of dehydration. Thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, dark urine, and muscle cr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Dehydration: Headache, lightheadedness, thirst, dry wrinkled skin, dry lips, decreased urine output, constipation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Two main issues: Hydration is your state of water balance. The human body is made up of so many fluid/water based systems that poor hydration can cause the system to f ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Odd question: The body has the ability to tolerate environments with poor access to water by changing the way their kidneys deal with water excretion. Over days and ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Lots of Fluids : Drink lots of fluids especially clear liquids in small amounts frequently. Most doctors recommend 8-12 glasses (each glass is of about 8 ounces or 250 ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Feeling weak, lightheaded, fatigue, thirsty, dry mouth.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Low bp, weak, dry mouth and skin, dizziness on standing up.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't happen: No living thing would have this degree of dehydration. Most will begin to have significant system failure when the dehydration percentage begins to ex ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
DEHYDRATION: Yes it can cause shaky vision, weakness, syncope, inability to think, etc.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: If the patient is not vomiting, and if able to tolerate oral liquids, any solution like soup, or electrolyte containing liquids can be given.
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