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A 42-year-old male asked:

My family have diarrhea (once), cold sweat and feel a little stinging in hand ,foot and face. is this serious? should she go to er?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not necessarily: So far you haven't listed symptoms that sound like emergency care is required. We don't know how old your family member is. Is there fever? I recommend continuing to monitor and in the meantime would recommend resting and hydrating with non-caffienated fluids. For many loose stools with dizziness, chest pain, new onset of confusion or high fever - would recommend more emergent assessment.

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