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How long are you hospitalized for having severe dehydration?

How long are you hospitalized for having severe dehydration?

It depends: It depends on the cause of dehydration. Some will cause ongoing fluid loss, so correction of dehyration will take longer. Others are more simple and can be corrected over 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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Dr. Ashu Syal
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Dehydration (Definition)

The excessive loss of body water, with an accompanying ...Read more


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How long after severe dehydration can I die?

How long after severe dehydration can I die?

Death: Water is essential to health and life. Severe water depletion will lead to low pressure, kidney failure, and eventual death. ...Read more

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What does high Blood Albumin indicate? What would you think of a 5.8 blood albumin? Severe dehydration? Long-term consequences for weeks at this #?

What does high Blood Albumin indicate? What would you think of a 5.8 blood albumin? Severe dehydration? Long-term consequences for weeks at this #?

Likely dehydration: There are few pathological conditions that result in high serum albumin, except dehydration. Drink enough water so that your urine is clear, colorless and odorless, i.e., watery before repeating the test. If you had injection of contrast medium before the test, that may result in a spurious high reading of albumin. ...Read more

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Beensickwithoffbalance, vertigo, and orthostatic hypotension. Was also hospitalized severe dehydration all test negativ including HIV. Have hsv1&2&hpv?

Beensickwithoffbalance, vertigo, and orthostatic hypotension. Was also hospitalized severe dehydration all test negativ including HIV. Have hsv1&2&hpv?

Here are some...: Sorry to hear your suffering from such a big cluster of symptoms. At present, just follow care & instructions from the attending doc; besides and meanwhile, determine to push yourself to do something within your control, that is, quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession as described in http://formefirst. Com/eMagicPowerUHL. Html & in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter. Html. ...Read more

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What's risk of severe dehydration?

What's risk of severe dehydration?

Death: Water is essential to health and life. Severe water depletion will lead to low pressure, kidney failure, and eventual death. ...Read more

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How do you treat severe dehydration?

How do you treat severe dehydration?

Salt and water: Hydration with electrolyte rich fluids. The best electrolyte is salt or sodium. However, salt water taste terrible and is hard to consume. Therefore, in severe cases of dehydration, the salt or sodium is delivered intravenously directly into the veins as saline fluid. If IV's aren't available, taking salt tabs and chasing it down with water or fluids is one effective way to get lots of salt in. ...Read more

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If someone had a bout of severe dehydration that did not get treated medically in october 2102, is it too late now to reverse the consquences?

Can't say.: Not sure what consequences you refer to. Electrolyte disorders and kidney injury can be reversible, but your doctor would need blood tests to figure this out. Other consequences such as a stroke or heart attack may not be entirely reversible. Best if the patient be seen by a physician to answer your question completely. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of severe dehydration?

What are the signs and symptoms of severe dehydration?

Affects vital signs: When a person has severe dehydration usually she is dizzy, might have difficulty to be awake, have a high heart rate, low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Will there be serious organ damage if medical help cannot be accessed for hypovolemia due to severe dehydration?

Possibly: Severe dehydration can lead to hypovolemic shock, a problem which can lead to organ damage or death. Seek immediate medical attention in this case. In most cases severe dehydration can be avoided by using oral rehydration solution, such as pedialyte. However, if you are worried you or your child may be seriously dehydrated, don't delay. That is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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I've been on low dose Accutane for 2years but on and off due to severe dehydration, does this effect the outcome?

I've been on low dose Accutane for 2years but on and off due to severe dehydration, does this effect the outcome?

Accutane: Please be cautious with this drug, make sure you aren't pregnant or not planning pregnancy while taking it, even in small doses. This medicine has to monitored by a physician, besides its hazards on pregnancy and unborn babies, it can cause a multitude of side effects. Using it on and off will not be of value, please refer to the doctor who prescribed it, all the best ...Read more

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What blood albumin number would indicate severe dehydration? (on a lab where 3.5-5 was the normal range)

What blood albumin number would indicate severe dehydration? (on a lab where 3.5-5 was the normal range)

It doesn't: Albumin is a blood protein. It does not detect dehydration. Clinical signs of dehydration are dry mucous membranes, low blood pressure, rapid, thready (hard to feel) pulse. BUN and creatinine blood values may be helpful. Albumin can be low with poor nutrition, malabsorption, or certain types of kidney disease. ...Read more

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Can a person survive prerenal acute renal failure due to severe dehydration without medical help? If so, what are the consequences of not gettin help?

Can a person survive prerenal acute renal failure due to severe dehydration without medical help? If so, what are the consequences of not gettin help?

Not advised: Yes, but just because something can be done means that it should be down. A prolonged prerenal state can lead to severe tubular necrosis which is not quickly or always 100% reversible. Prolonged renal failure (prerenal or otherwise) if severe enough puts the individual at risk of death from chemical abnormalities and uremia. Short term risk death, if survives long term risk incomplete recovery. ...Read more

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If I go to the hospital for severe dehydration from vomiting, what is the estimated length of time I would need IV fluids?

If I go to the hospital for severe dehydration from vomiting, what is the estimated length of time I would need IV fluids?

Depends: It depends how dehydrated you are. You might get couple liters off IV fluids and anti nausea medications. They will keep you typically until you are hydrated enough and you are able to keep down something orally without vomiting. ...Read more

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Part of the tops of cornea have lost color (brown) after eyes shrunk in sockets due to severe dehydration. What is happening? Retinal detachment?

Part of the tops of cornea have lost color (brown) after eyes shrunk in sockets due to severe dehydration. What is happening? Retinal detachment?

See a doctor: It is not normal to have tops of the cornea without color after eyes shrunk. It is not normal for the eyes to shrink because even when the eye pressure is near zero, the eye maintains shape. Retinal detachments have entirely different symptoms. You seriously need to see an eye specialist. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w Crohn's of the small intestine july -6 mp x 2weeks- reaction -severe dehydration diaherra vomiting- IV fluids helped- now what?

Diagnosed w Crohn's of the small intestine july -6 mp x 2weeks- reaction -severe dehydration diaherra vomiting- IV fluids helped- now what?

See your doctor.: You will need a gastroenterologist on the case, and close follow-up will be necessary. Hopefully, this will stabilize with medication and dietary restrictions. Best wishes. ...Read more