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Can shallow breathing be a symptom of dehydration?
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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
In brief: Shallow breathing
Shallow fast breathing can occur in a number of pathological states.
If a person is severely dehydrated and develops acid build up in the blood stream and possibly shock, then the patient might have this type of breathing. This is not typical of most cases of mild dehydration.

In brief: Shallow breathing
Shallow fast breathing can occur in a number of pathological states.
If a person is severely dehydrated and develops acid build up in the blood stream and possibly shock, then the patient might have this type of breathing. This is not typical of most cases of mild dehydration.
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