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Should I see a specialist for dehydration, or can my regular doctor take care of it?
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Dr. Eric L. Weiss
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In brief: Regular Doctor
Your regular doctor should be able to guide you through a re-hydration strategy, starting with exploring, and treating, why you are dehydrated in the first place.
Half strength "gatorade" or ginger ale (diluted with water), in frequent small amounts is a good start. Note that there are good prescription meds for nausea/vomiting. Aim for feeling better, & making light yellow urine every few hours.

In brief: Regular Doctor
Your regular doctor should be able to guide you through a re-hydration strategy, starting with exploring, and treating, why you are dehydrated in the first place.
Half strength "gatorade" or ginger ale (diluted with water), in frequent small amounts is a good start. Note that there are good prescription meds for nausea/vomiting. Aim for feeling better, & making light yellow urine every few hours.
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