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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)

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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I'm 21 and 300 pounds how long would it take for me to get dehydrated ?

I'm 21 and 300 pounds how long would it take for me to get dehydrated ?

No set answer: There isn't a straight answer for you. If you are having vomiting and diarrhea, it can happen in in just a few hours. If you have cotton mouth, aren't urinating and your skin tents up when you pinch your forearm, you are moderately dehydrated and may need IV fluids. ...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

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How long does it take for someone to get dehydrated. My sin won't drink anything. Its been today's now...

How long does it take for someone to get dehydrated. My sin won't drink anything. Its been today's now...

Look at him: Look at his mouth (is lips, oral mucosa wet or dry?), is the urine dark or clear? Having fever? Nausea or vomiting? Belly aches? Muscle/body aches? That will help you in getting an idea of hydration or dehydration. ...Read more

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How long can you go without eating or drinking and feel okay? Will I get symptoms? I went 102 hours without eating or drinking and wasn't dehydrated?

How long can you go without eating or drinking and feel okay? Will I get symptoms? I went 102 hours without eating or drinking and wasn't dehydrated?

Not advised!: Staying without drinking for that period of time might compromise your body systems, and kidneys might go off. I would not advise to do that Please get it yourself checked out ...Read more

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How long does it take to absorb water when dehydrated? I'm type 1 diabetic and get dry when my sugar gets high.

How long does it take to absorb water when dehydrated? I'm type 1 diabetic and get dry when my sugar gets high.

Water is: absorbed within minutes of ingestion. It depends upon how dehydrated you are to know how long it will take to resolve the problem. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get hydrated once you drink enough water? And how much water should one drink if dehydrated?

How long does it take to get hydrated once you drink enough water? And how much water should one drink if dehydrated?

A few minutes: Water alone is not the best way to hydrate when dehydrated. A sports drink is actually better as the sugar and electrolytes in it promote hydration at the cellular level. If one is participating in sports such as running or cycling, its best to consume a high quality sports drink such can be found at hammer nutrition, but gatorade works fine. In terms of how much to drink, your body can usually regulate water intake very well. A general guideline is to consume about 500ml of a sports drink for 1 hour of cycling for example. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get dehydrated. Sometimes i forget to drink for hours. My total protein was high one day in er. I had a panic attack, ?

How long does it take to get dehydrated. Sometimes i forget to drink for hours. My total protein was high one day in er. I had a panic attack, ?

It depends: Getting dehydrated depends on many factors -- how physically active you are, how warm and dry or humid your environment is, how you're dressed, how much you drink, your electrolyte status, etc. All these are variable. Baseline water intake for most is at least 8, 8oz glasses of water per day -- more if needed. You can get dehydrated before you feel thirsty, esp in low humidity places. ...Read more

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How long does lidocane last after wisdom teeth removal and can I get dehydrated cause of not eating or drinking 24hours before procedure.?

How long does lidocane last after wisdom teeth removal and can I get dehydrated cause of not eating or drinking 24hours before procedure.?

Depends: Depend on the type of Lidocaine the dentist uses. Usually lasts 2-3 hrs. A healthy person will not get dehydrated in 24 hrs, but usually you do not have to refrain from eating for that long. ...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

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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