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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corentine Kwende
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Only if necessary : Yes, these are usually found over the counter. They are available for initial episodes of nausea or vomiting or loose stools, if these symptoms persis ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Or you could make your own. 1/2 teaspoon salt, 6 teaspoons sugar to 1 liter of tap water. Much less expensive than Pedialyte. Millions of children per ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
A little: what you probably need most is iron rich foods or an iron supplement
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Normal range ~cycle: intramural fibroids can also and polyps of lining. No significant nutrient loss occurs.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronnie Smith
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Gatorade Zero: Gatorade zero or powerade zero, one ounce per pound of body weight during first 24 hours followed by 1/2 ounce per pound during each 24 hour period un ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Glucose needed: In diarrheal illnesses glucose (ie sugar) is needed to help increase the absorption of sodium and this water from the intestine.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Too complicated: This question is too complex to answer thoughtfully. It would be unreasonable to answer this question without much more information and probably with ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Rehydration: Rehydration solutions should not be a problem if its used for volume replacement in a hypertensive patient with severe diarrhea.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Should not be: They are the same.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: 1. The restoration of fluid to a dehydrated substance. 2. The replenishment of bodily fluids.

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