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How long are you hospitalized if you get dehydration?

How long are you hospitalized if you get 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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Dehydration (Definition)

In physiology and medicine, dehydration (hypohydration) is the excessive loss of body water, with an accompanying ...Read more


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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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Could use your help docs! a friend need to get an IV for dehydration. How long will this process take?

Could use your help docs! a friend need to get an IV for dehydration. How long will this process take?

Rehydration: through an IV usually only takes a few hours, longer if medical problems such as heart or kidney disease are present. ...Read more

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How long does it dehydration to occur?

How long does it dehydration  to occur?

Depends on age: One can get dehydrated quickly if you only weigh 20 lbs or less. But in older children and teens it would take alot more. ...Read more

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How long does it take someone to die from dehydration?

Dehydration: Assuming you don't eat or drink and your body size, it usually takes 7-10 days ...Read more

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How long does it take for the body torehydrate after dehydration?

It depends: With mild dehydration, like after an episode of diarrhea, your body will rehydrate quickly. However, if you continue to lose fluid (from vomiting or diarrhea, for example) it may be hard to get rehydrated quickly. You'll need to first replace the fluid and electrolytes you're losing and then add back the extra that you've lost. ...Read more

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Can exercising for the first time in a long time cause dehydration?

Dehydration?: Exercise, per se, does not cause dehydration (d). D occurs when one either does not drink enough fluid or when one loses too much fluid. If you exercise in the sun for 2 hours on a hot day, you should be prepared to drink enough fluid to avoid d. If you don't you may get dehydrated. Most athletes practice for several hours in the sun and avoid dehydration by adequate fluid intake. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the effects of dehydration and how long does it take for it to occur?

What are the effects of dehydration and how long does it take for it to occur?

Can cause shock: Severe dehydration can result in shock which can cause failure of the heart and lungs and failure of the kidneys.the size of the patient and the age and the cause decide how long it will take to get very dehydrated. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the effects of dehydration and how long does it take for it to occur?

Please help! what is the effects of dehydration and how long does it take for it to occur?

Dehydration: The effects of mild dehydration (D) are weakness and dizziness. More severe D effects are passing out. The time D takes to cause these symptoms is variable. If a patient has repeated nausea and vomiting, or excessive fluid losses, the time for symptoms to occur is more rapid than if the patient were merely denied access to fluids and how well hydrated the patient was before the D started. ...Read more

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I just don't know how to fix this. How can I get better from all these unusual symptoms from "dehydration"?

I just don't know how to fix this.  How can I get better from all these unusual symptoms from "dehydration"?

Unexplained symptoms: Multiple unexplained symptoms can be quite concerning. Some answers are obtainable through healthtap but multiple unexplained symptoms with the inability to ask questions or examine is not safe. If the symptoms have been going for a while and been reviewed with a physician a second opinion could be warranted. If they are new and concerning to you, you should seek care from a medical professional. ...Read more