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A 31-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if i have a stomach flu and i'm really thirsty but i can't even keep water down. what can i do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Dehydration: If unable to hold down water and you are thirsty, lightheaded, feel dizzy when going from lying to sitting or sitting to standing - that may mean that you are dehydrated. In that situation - IV hydration may be indicated.
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