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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Pedialyte in adults: If you having acute vomiting and diarrhea, you drink as much Pedialyte as you can stand to drink. There is no limit on how much - this is a case where ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dehydrated: Depending on the degree of dehydration you can drink as much pedialye as you like
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: For a precise answer, this Q should be referred to a pediatrician or closely follow the recommendation and instruction from product label, and see how ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
No substitute: No, many of the sports drinks contain caffeine and is obviously not suited for a three year old.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Etiology: Its cause will decide the outcome. If whatever caused it is resolving, hydration is the best you can do. On the other hand if the cause is unknown or ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Why ?: Pedialyte is designed to meet the hydration needs of infants. Adults can get the same benefit from other less expensive products like Gatorade when di ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
You : You should call your child's doctor if you see any signs of dehydration. These signs are: - dry mouth -few or no tears when crying -excessive fussin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Safe =yes, needed=no: If you have trouble maintaining your hydration level you can with plain water. An adult does not need to consume a product with electrolytes designed ... Read More
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Coconut water: First depends on how old she is? Secondly while coconut water is okay to drink - it can cause diarrhea - so I would be very cautious. If you feel that ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
20 years experience Gastroenterology
Dehydration: If you use gatorade and plenty of water, i would not advise using salt tablets. It can increase the sodium levels in your body especially when your b ... Read More
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