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Can floaters get worse if dehydrated?

Can floaters get worse if dehydrated?

No: Floaters represent the natural aging process of the vitreous gel. Dehydration will have no impact on floaters. The sudden onset of new floaters or floaters accompanied by flashing lights like july 4 sparklers could signal the beginning of a retinal detachment and should be immediately evaluated by your eye md. ...Read more

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Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floaters are transparent shapes that can sometimes seen floating in the visual field and are due to deposits in the fluid of the eye. They can be normal or ...Read more


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Almost everyday my calves aches really bad, it gets much worse if i get dehydrated, almost unbearable. What is causing this?

Almost everyday my calves aches really bad, it gets much worse if i get dehydrated, almost unbearable. What is causing this?

Many possibilities: It could be from muscle strain, electrolyte imbalance esp low potassium, circulation problem (arterial or venous) etc. Quit smoking if you do. Check your blood pressure (should be lower than 130/80) go see your dr for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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Why do baby's get dehydrated?

Why do baby's get dehydrated?

Small volume: Babies get dehydrated because simply they are so small. Fever causes evaporation, and babies are all surface area comparatively. Thus a moderate fever causes decent water loss. Couple that with vomiting and some diarrhea and a lot of fluid loss happens quickly. Babies cannot be reasoned with that they need to "just drink more", so all that water loss leads to irritability, not thirst. ...Read more

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Why do I get dehydrated during fall allergies?

Why do I get dehydrated during fall allergies?

Dehydration: Are you using oral antihistamines? If so, this has a significant drying effect that can cause symptoms of dehydration. Allergies can cause significant fluid loss due to making tons of mucus. Not to mention that allergies are a significant drain on the immune system which can cause evaporative water loss. ...Read more

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Can you get dehydrated by only drinking coffee?

Can you get dehydrated by only drinking coffee?

I don't think so.: But you may suffer side effects of too much caffeine.Always it's healthier to a balance. ...Read more

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If she went to the hospital because she was extremely dehydrated how would she get treated?

If she went to the hospital because she was extremely dehydrated how would she get treated?

Dehydration: You would expect an intravenous of an electrolyte solution to rehydrate the patient. Bloodwork would also be obtained in order to determine the level of dehydration and if other medical issues were occurring. ...Read more

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Iv drank nothing but water for weeks and i feel so dehydrated i can't seem to get enough to drink?

Iv drank nothing but water for weeks and i feel so dehydrated i can't seem to get enough to drink?

Just: Drink water when thirsty, to much water is not good. Sometimes a condition like diabetes insipidus may be the cause, go get evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if i can get dehydrated because of a sunburn?

Wanted to know if i can get dehydrated because of a sunburn?

Yes: When the skin is damaged it can lead to fluid losses which in turn can cause dehydration. You need a barrier on the burn that will prevent fluid loss like petroleum. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 10 year old child to get dehydrated?

How long does it take for a 10 year old child to get dehydrated?

Varies: It can take a couple of hours depending on the severity of his symptoms. And what his intake of fluids has been. Does he have vomiting, diarrhea? How many times and for how long? How many times has he urinated? Fever is another variable. Also children who play sports in high temperatures and humidity with out adequate prior hydration can become dehydrated quickly. ...Read more