What is Dehydration?

dehydration is a condition that occurs when there is a loss of body fluids from the body with decrease in fluid intake. It can occur due to various reasons most common being high grade fever, loose motions, burns also sunstroke. Symtoms include dryness of mouth, weakness, dizziness, fainting ,decreased urination also confusion. If not treated promptly it can even lead to death.

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my five day new born both the kidneys failed due to dehydration and high levels of electrolylets and jaundice. now she is two month old but all the...

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hello, my name is Mary, and my mother has dehydration and I believe that she can be save. I took her to a hospital and they said it had damage her...

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Ur mother may be suffering from acute renal failure usually occur in dehydration but it is reversible if the cause for acute renal failure is...

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