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NOTICE: This condition is a medical emergency. Call 911 for immediate care.

Overview

Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluid than you drink. When the body loses too muchwater, organs, cells, and tissues fail to function. Dehydration can also cause shock. Severe dehydration must be treated medically.[read article]

Tests for Dehydration

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A urine sample is a painless way for your doctor to evaluate your health and test for abnormalities. When your doctor orders a urine sample test known as a urinalys...  More
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Electrolyte Panel
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Medical Procedures for Dehydration

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Administration of Intravenous Fluids
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Administration of Electrolytes
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Self Care for Dehydration

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Oral Rehydration
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Drink Plenty of Fluids
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Reduce Caffeine Intake
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