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Severe dehydration in the elderly

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I am 84 years old man. I think I have moderate signs of dehydration . I have had this condition before a couple of years ago. I went to the emergency room at that time and they put me in the hospital ...

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My 93 year old aunt was taken from nursing home to ER today due to dehydration . She is suffering massive fluid loss through the skin on her legs. The amount of fluid loss is requiring staff to mop ...

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Should I take her back to hospital a.s.a.p.? My 75 year old wife was hospitalized last Monday for dehydration due to vomiting and diarrhea and persistent stomach discomfort plus very low blood pressure (about ...

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I am 50 years old and in good health. No medications except for Prilosec or nexium daily. Yesterday, I didn't feel well but carried on by taking my son to a soccer match, where it was 90 degrees or more. I got progressively worse, but I can't...

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I was admitted to the hospital overnight for severe dehydration from my blood pressure pills. I collapsed at work and was taken by ambulance. They did numerous tests and I have followed up with my ...

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hello, I have a friend who is severely dehydrated but refuses to go to hospital. he has been drinking Gatorade for the electrolytes , and plenty of water. I read somewhere that the body also needs 2 ...

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Ive been told that my blood veines are narrow and deep as if Im dehydrated. When nurses try to draw blood or insert a stint for locals they have to stick me 4 times and then they all blow or wont work ...

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68 YEAR OLD LADY DEHYDRATED HAS HAD 4 IVS IN LAST 6 DAYS AT ER. WEIGHT IS 104 LBS HOW OFTEN CAN YOU ... T GO SAID WAS TOO WEAK TO GO. SINCE THIS TIME SHE HAS BEEN DEHYDRATED. ...

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regulated. Anyways to the question, can severe dehydration lead to insulin resistance? I have some idea ...Hello, I have a question regarding insulin resistance and dehydration. I m a Type 1 Insulin ...

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on sandostatin, 30mg twice a month,and lr fluids ,2 bags a day,to keep from getting severe dehydration.i ve been ...

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Please my mother aged 66 yrs are suffering from dehydration due to diahrrea the doctor describes flagyl oral suspension entragermina , ferroglobin and potassium, she has been using these drugs for 4 ...

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spine, c-3- t-4 damaged in car wreck one year ago, hysterectomy .....I am having severe dehydration cau ...

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What allergy causes severe dehydration in a persons body? Eyes drying to the point of having to pull off the road to put drops in. Skin on fingers severely dries out in an hour or so, even after ...

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What is the best treatment for severe dehydration if the person gags and spits up the slightest sips of liquids? My 89 year old father-in-law, has been in hospice for two weeks and intravenous fluids ...

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doctor1 MD

Dear sir/madam, excirs causes more loss of water from body by persperation and sweating so sipping of water in between exercise and dehydration causes syncopal attacks

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Please visit emergency. This can cause sever dehydration and fall in blood pressure

doctor1 MD

Hello, Stop alcohol,if taking. Avoid fatty diet and drink plenty of water. Stop pain killers and herbal preparations,if using. Eat fresh fruits,green vegetables and do regular exercises. Get the liver enzymes repeated after 6 weeks. If still high,then consult a Gastroenterlogist for proper evaluation and investigations so that cause can be found and treated accordingly. Thanks