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When is oral rehydration therapy used to treat diarrhea?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Replenish electrolyt

Gastroenteritis causes electrolytes especially sodium and potassium loss.
Oral rehydration with tablets or powder replenishes these lost electrolytes in addition to water.

In brief: Replenish electrolyt

Gastroenteritis causes electrolytes especially sodium and potassium loss.
Oral rehydration with tablets or powder replenishes these lost electrolytes in addition to water.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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