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Dr. Felipe Loera
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Dehydration (Children) (Definition)

It's important for children with pyloric stenosis, and the associated vomiting, to stay well-hydrated. An IV may be necessary if they are not able to keep adequate fluids down. ...Read more


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Is it possible for IV hydration to make you tired and sleepy?

Is it possible for IV hydration to make you tired and sleepy?

Depends: Depends on what is being used in the IV fluids. Other medications may have been added or given IV push that would lead to these symptoms. I wouldn't IV hydration itself would be the culprit. ...Read more

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If I got IV hydration outpatient at a infusion center during my chronic pancreatitis flares would they do IV pain and nausea meds also?

If I got IV hydration outpatient at a infusion center during my chronic pancreatitis flares would they do IV pain and nausea meds also?

Infusion center: You would really need to have a discussion with the representatives at the infusion center to see if IV medication administration would be possible. It would likely depend on several factors. See if they would be able to accommodate you. ...Read more

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How do I know if im hydrated?

How do I know if im hydrated?

Colorless urine: You urine color is a good indication of hydration status. The less hydrated you are, the more yellow your urine is. If you are well hydrated, urine is pale yellow to colorless. ...Read more

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How do I keep my baby hydrated?

How do I keep my baby hydrated?

Feed them : Breast milk and formula are perfectly designed to meet both fluid and caloric requirements. So if you are feeding your baby and they are happy, making tears, and wetting a goodly number of diapers then they are well hydrated. At times of water loss, such as fever or diarrhea, then pedialyte makes a good temporary rehydration solution. Water can do too in smaller amounts. ...Read more

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What are the best sources of hydration?

What are the best sources of hydration?

Water from foods/wat: Best source of hydration is water in food we consume and water we drink in people to maitain hydration other sources are fruit juices fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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How can I hydrate my skin?

How can I hydrate my skin?

Body hydration: Make sure you stay adequately hydrated by following the general rule of thumb: "drink eight 8 ounce glasses of water daily". Adjust your fluid intake during exercise and during activities that increase perspiration. Skin protection with proper SPF CONTAINING lotions during outside activity is beneficial. Using a good quality lotion when skin feels dry (Eg., Eucerin™) is helpful. Avoid hot shower ...Read more

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How to come off zopiclone, chroyal hydrate and tegatol ?

Meds.: Only your prescribing physician can advise you on how to come off of the medication. ...Read more

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Best way to hydrate dry skin?

Best way to hydrate dry skin?

Many Tricks: Proper bathing routine (short 5 min shower, luke warm), immediately moisturize with a thick cream (no lotions) within 3 min after exiting the shower. Reapply moisturizer at one other time during the day to trouble areas. Also using a oil-based shower wash (like eucerin calming body wash, robathol, or neutrogena rain bath) can give some oil back to your skin in the shower. This should help a lot. ...Read more

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Does an ice bath help hydrate?

Does an ice bath help hydrate?

No: There is no reason to believe that an ice bath will hydrate your skin. Moisturizers are a better choice. ...Read more

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What is the best way to hydrate skin?

What is the best way to hydrate skin?

Nourishing creams: First, try not to dehydrate the skin by excessive washing with soaps, or by prolonged exposure to wind. Avoid irritating soaps with perfumes or deodarants.Second, select skin moisturizers without perfumes. Simple sunstances that work often have vitamin E oil, aloe vera gel, or other gentle oils. Aquaphor and vaseline can decrease skin breakdown from dehydration as well. ...Read more

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Will keeping hydrated help with vertigo ?

Will keeping hydrated help with vertigo ?

Vertigo: rarely responds to hydration. Lightheadedness due to volume contraction / dehydration, on the other hand is more likely to improve with hydration. Consider sodium levels and imbalance (increasing free water intake can lead to hyponatremia). Diuretics are sometimes used to treat forms of vestibular dysfunction. ...Read more

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My colon was removed how do I stay hydrated?

My colon was removed how do I stay hydrated?

Use your judgement: Function of the colon is to absorb water from so that the liquid form of stool become more solid. Nutrients are absorbed by the small bowel. If you have diarrhea and fluid loss, you will need to increase fluid intake. Don't force yourself to drink too much free water. You may be better with an electrolyte solution like gatorade. ...Read more

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Can staying well hydrated stave off a migraine?

Can staying well hydrated stave off a migraine?

Yes: For some patients this is very important. Irrelevant for others if it works for you than you should do it. ...Read more

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Is berry tea good for you if you want to stay hydrated?

Berry tea: A lot of diets say-- drink eight glasses of water a day. Realize one thing-- all liquids are water-based. Tea is nothing more than water with tea in it. It is, however, important that you keep up with your fluid intake, especially if you are on a high protein diet. ...Read more

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Why is it so important to hydrate before myelogram test?

Why is it so important to hydrate before myelogram test?

Renal clearance: Adequate hydration allows for safe clearance of the dye used in myelograms which is cleared by the kidneys. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Hydration (Definition)

Hydration simply means increasing fluid intake whether its by you drinking more fluid ...Read more