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Long Term Dehydration Symptoms
Here are some. ..: Apparently, you have endured and adapted well with vomiting and diarrhea for 9-12 months; clinically, you've a low likelihood to affect your CNS. CNS functional changes commonly occurs in acute conditions of the elderly. Of course, individual variation may widely manifest and fluctuate. Nonetheless, it would be more beneficial and logical to direct this Q to your existing Doc because he/she knows ...Read more
Can long term extreme dehydration cause long term dry scape, inflamed nasal passages and congestion?
Yes: Long term dehydration can always have dire consequences. If you see extreme dehydration, the consequences can only be even more serious. Dehydration can cause dry mucous membranes. And does membranes when they get to dry, be easy to get irritated and inflamed. Congestion can follow any kind of inflammation. If you or anyone you know has, "extreme dehydration", go to the closest Emergency room. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Many: There are several symptoms to look out for and depends on the severity of dehydration. Thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, dark urine, and muscle cramps may suggest mild dehydration. Worsening hydration status may be associated with dry, warm skin, little or no urination, delirium, syncope or low blood pressure. You should seek immediate medical attention if dehydration worsens. ...Read more
Dehydration: Dehydration can manifest as thirst, weakness, fatigue, dizziness, dry mouth, decrease in urine production, dark or foul smelling urine, nausea, vomiting, and even loss of consciousness. Severe cases of dehydration can present with low blood pressure requiring emergency care and even hospitalization. ...Read more
The symptoms of Dehydration include:: Abdominal pain, Abnormal blood pressure, Fatigue, Black stool, Bowel obstruction, Burns, Chest pain, Confusion, Decreased urination, Diarrhea, Increased thirst, Low blood pressure on standing, Muscle cramps, Increased urination, Poor feeding, Rapid heart beat, Vertigo, Vomiting, Vomiting blood, Sunken eyes, Unintentional weight loss, Legs cramping. ...Read more
Dehydration: In adults dehydration symptoms can include: thirst, dry skin & mucus membranes, decreased urination, fatigue, feeling light-headed or dizzy, increased heart rate, more rapid breathing & confusion. For more information check out: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/symptoms-causes/dxc-20261072 ...Read more
Thirst: The symptom (a patient reported feeling) that most people notice is thirst, other common symptoms are weakness, and dizzyness, especially after standing. Signs (a measured finding) of dehydration are tachycardia, low blood pressure and a drop in blood pressure upon standing. There are many physical exam and lab findings that accompany these. ...Read more
Dehydration: Assuming you don't eat or drink and your body size, it usually takes 7-10 days ...Read more
Feeling very thirsty is a sign as is not peeing for a longer time than usual- your mouth may feel dry also
Later as you become more dehydrated you may have cramps in your stomach or feel nauseated and also feel light headed ...Read more
Initially thirst: As your body needs more liquid, you become thirsty, if you do not drink enough fluids your mouth will become dry, you will have minimal tears, then you will not urinate as much, your heart rate will go up, you will become dizzy. Eventually you will have low blood pressure and pass out. The symptoms above describe from mild to moderate and severe dehydration. ...Read more
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
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
Dehydration: Many different diseases can produce dehydration. This can be related either to increased fluid losses or inadequate intake. A few examples of diseases that may produce dehydration are heat exhaustion or heat stroke, gastroenteritis, any viral or bacterial infection such as a pneumonia, and diabetes. ...Read more
Dark urine: If your body is not getting enough fluids, the kidneys will try to "hold on to" water making your urine more concentrated and darker in color. Always having dark urine may increase your risk for kidney stones. The treatment is simple: drink more liquids until your urine if a very light color almost like water. ...Read more
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
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
Could affect recovery times, but I'm wondering whether or not dehydration can actually make the symptoms worse?
Recovery time: From what? Which symptoms? Please clarify and re-ask. Take care. ...Read more
I have been dealing with dehydration for 5 months. I've been unable to seek medical attention. What can I do at home to ease the symptoms?
Family practice: Why are you dehydrated. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Drink gator aid but you need to find out the cause. ...Read more