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Saint Paul, MN
A 30-year-old female asked:

I'm sick & dehydrated. i keep trying to drink water but i can't drink large amounts. i either throw up or i sweat really bad. i don't know what to do.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Dehydrated: Try using electrolyte containing fluids. Start ou spoonwise and once you begin to retain fluids you can drink 1/2 glass at a time. If you cannot retain fluids , go to the er for IV fluids.

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