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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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I have acute kidney failure and dehydration . They only give me iv fluid . What do I do ?

I have acute kidney failure and dehydration . They only give me iv fluid . What do I do ?

Correct treatment.: That is the treatment for acute kidney failure due to dehydration. Talk to your doc in the hospital to explain what is going on and all your treatment options. Don't be afraid to ask questions, politely. It is also okay if you are feeling doubtful, to ask for a second opinion. ...Read more

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How can I avoid dehydration?

How can I avoid dehydration?

Lots of Fluids : Drink lots of fluids especially clear liquids in small amounts frequently. Most doctors recommend 8-12 glasses (each glass is of about 8 ounces or 250 ml) per day. U may need more if u r very active with lots of exercise or running. Also if outside temperature is over 100F fluid requirement increases because of insensible losses. Water is the best fitness drink but you have so many choices. ...Read more

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How can I avoid dehydration during marathon?

How can I avoid dehydration during marathon?

Training: You must hydrate days before the event. Then keep fluid intake consistent with conditions and with how you trained. You must train drinking fluids throughout your runs. You will find the right combination for your needs. If your urine is not clear or light transluscent then you are at least partially dehydrated. Much written about this -- do some research to help with this. Good luck, have fun. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is dehydration or "behind in fluids"?

What kind of condition is dehydration or "behind in fluids"?

Less fluid: Dehydration occurs when less fluid than necessary for the body are ingested and/or fluids are lost faster than a person can replace them. Examples include when a person has severe nausea and vomiting and is losing fluid via vomiting and cannot drink enough to replace these fluids due to nausea. Sometimes, fluids need to be replaced intravenously in this situation. ...Read more

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How can migrant farmworkers avoid dehydration if they work in the sun all day?

How can migrant farmworkers avoid dehydration if they work in the sun all day?

Fluid, fluid, fluid: It is important to replace all the sweat that is lost being out in the heat/sun. Also to make sure that you are peeing regularly Should keep a bottle of pedialyte or oral rehydration fluid with you all day and drink all day long If you are thirsty then you are starting to be dehydrated ...Read more

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What is the best way to avoid dehydration in drought?

Whether conditions..: ...Are drought or you are in the middle of a lake, the way to avoid dehydration is to drink lots of water, regularly. Drink clean water, not flavored or sweetened for best result. If you're exercising or outside when it's hot, drink more. ...Read more

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My son is 2 months and I was told to give him pedialyte for dehydration but don't know how many ounces to give him? Do I dilute it?

Here are some...: For a precise answer, this Q should be referred to a pediatrician or closely follow the recommendation and instruction from product label, and see how he may drink or respond if he is indeed dehydrated. To sort things out properly for possible dehydration and possible need for giving pedialyte, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more