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.

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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...