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  1. Dehydration in Children

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    Dehydration in Children, Children are particularly susceptible to dehydration. Considerable care is required in the assessment and management of dehydration in children, ...

  2. Campylobacter

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    If symptoms are severe, lack of fluid in the body (dehydration) can occur. Symptoms of dehydration in children Diarrhoea and being sick (vomiting) may cause lack of fluid in th...

  3. Norovirus

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    Symptoms of dehydration in children Symptoms of dehydration in children include: Passing little urine.

  4. Dysentery and Shigella

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    Symptoms of dehydration in children Symptoms of dehydration in children include: Passing little urine.

  5. Rotavirus

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    Symptoms of dehydration Symptoms of dehydration in children include passing little urine, a dry mouth, a dry tongue and lips, fewer tears when crying, sunken eyes, weakness, be...

  6. Rotavirus and Rotavirus Vaccination

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    Fever, anorexia and abdominal pain are also frequently reported. [ 1 ] Diarrhoea can be severe and dehydration is a common presenting complaint. See also the separate article Dehydra...

  7. Salmonella

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    Symptoms of lack of fluid in the body (dehydration) in children Diarrhoea and vomiting may cause dehydration. If you suspect your child may be becoming dehydrated then you should ...

  8. Acute Diarrhoea in Adults

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    The main risk is lack of fluid in the body (dehydration). The main treatment is to have lots to drink, which aims to avoid dehydration. You should also eat as normally as possible.

  9. Gastroenteritis in Adults

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    Severe dehydration is a medical emergency and immediate medical attention is needed. Dehydration in adults with gastroenteritis is more likely to occur in: Elderly or frail ...

  10. Traveller's Diarrhoea

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    Severe dehydration is a medical emergency and immediate medical attention is needed. Dehydration is more likely to occur in: Babies under the age of 1 year (and particularly...

  11. Giardia

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    Symptoms of lack of body fluid (dehydration) If diarrhoea caused by giardial infection is severe, dehydration can occur. You should consult a doctor quickly if you suspect that yo...

  12. Food Poisoning in Children

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    Symptoms of lack of fluid in the body (dehydration) Diarrhoea and vomiting may cause dehydration. If you suspect your child may be becoming dehydrated then you should seek medical...

  13. Gastroenteritis in Children

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    Symptoms of lack of fluid in the body (dehydration) Diarrhoea and vomiting may cause dehydration. Consult a doctor quickly if you suspect that your child is becoming dehydrated.

  14. Acute Diarrhoea in Children

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    Symptoms of lack of fluid in the body (dehydration) Diarrhoea and vomiting may cause dehydration. Seek medical advice quickly if you suspect that your child is becoming dehydrated...

  15. Cryptosporidium

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    The aim is to prevent lack of fluid in the body (dehydration), or to treat dehydration if it has developed. Once any dehydration is corrected, you should eat as normally as ...

  16. Prolonged Diarrhoea or Vomiting

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    Clinical assessment The main priorities on assessment include the presence and degree of dehydration (especially in infants, young children and the elderly) and the underlying cause, pa...

  17. Do we need eight glasses of water a day?

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    They can increase your risk of dehydration in hot weather, so be vigilant for symptoms of dehydration. However, they're usually given because you have too much fluid on board, so...

  18. Gastroenteritis and the Queen - should it be headline news?

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    But the very old, like the very young, are vulnerable to dehydration, the biggest complication of gastroenteritis . Most older patients have decline in the function of their kidneys . , ...

  19. Roseola

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    Look out for signs of dehydration A fever caused by any illness may contribute to dehydration. The fever itself can cause more sweating, and some children who become irritable wit...

  20. Acute Diarrhoea in Adults

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    Assess for complications of diarrhoea, such as dehydration. Clinical features of dehydration: Mild dehydration: lassitude, anorexia, nausea, light-headedness, postural ...