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Help please! could dehydration in babies cause seizures?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Yes

Dehydration may effect the body's concentration of sodium and other minerals as well as the body's acid/base balance causing seizures.
In addition blood sugar levels may also be affected by dehydration causing seizures. Speak to your doctor about your concerns.

In brief: Yes

Dehydration may effect the body's concentration of sodium and other minerals as well as the body's acid/base balance causing seizures.
In addition blood sugar levels may also be affected by dehydration causing seizures. Speak to your doctor about your concerns.
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Severe hypotonic dehydration may induce convulsion.
Mismanagement of hypertonic dehydration can elicit seizure as well.

In brief: Yes

Severe hypotonic dehydration may induce convulsion.
Mismanagement of hypertonic dehydration can elicit seizure as well.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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