A 45-year-old member asked:
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help please! could dehydration in babies cause seizures?

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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: Dehydration may effect the body's concentration of sodium and other minerals as well as the body's acid/base balance causing seizures. In addition blood sugar levels may also be affected by dehydration causing seizures. Speak to your doctor about your concerns.
Answered on Jul 12, 2018

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