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5,027 Possible Causes for Dehydration

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] kg over 3-6 h, with some of the initial volume given rapidly as initial fluid boluses to treat hypovolaemic shock for children with acute gastroenteritis (AGE) and severe dehydration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] we document a rare case of anaphylactoid purpura which manifested with skin lesions in the form of palpable purpura following about of acute gastroenteritis with severe dehydration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] dehydration.[omicsonline.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Addiction to coffee and other forms of caffeine, as well as alcohol addiction and dehydration, are aggravating to the urinary tract.[drweil.com] Confusion can be a medication side effect or a sign of another problem, such as dehydration or a disturbed metabolism (which might occur with abnormal blood levels of calcium[health.harvard.edu] […] looks very ill, or a kidney infection is likely the child is younger than 6 months old bacteria from the infected urinary tract may have spread to the blood the child is dehydrated[kidshealth.org]

  • Dementia

    When neuropsychiatric symptoms are first detected, medical conditions, such as delirium, infection, dehydration, diarrhea, and drug interactions, must be ruled out.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, diet modification can affect quality of life and may lead to dehydration and malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reversible conditions with symptoms of dementia can be caused by a high fever, dehydration, vitamin deficiency and poor nutrition, bad reactions to medicines, problems with[psychcentral.com]

  • Sunburn

    A headache may be caused by dehydration , so drinking fluids may help. For more information, see the topic Dehydration .[web.archive.org] Suspicion of dehydration, heatstroke, shock or sepsis. Suspicion of non-accidental injury or neglect.[patient.info] The moisture in your body will help repair your sunburned skin, which can make you dehydrated. Drink at least eight glasses of water a day to help prevent dehydration.[livestrong.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    CASE PRESENTATION: The proposita, 11 months old of age, was admitted for lethargy and severe dehydration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications occurred in 61 cases (67.0 %): asthenia in 88.5 % of cases, intense thirst in 32.8 %, symptoms of dehydration in 49.2 % and symptoms of hypoglycaemia in 18 %[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , 60 ml/kg for 6% dehydration and 30ml/kg for 3% dehydration.[rch.org.au]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Liquids will also help prevent dehydration. Liquids that help prevent dehydration include water, fruit juice, and broth. Do not drink liquids that contain caffeine.[drugs.com] Keep Yourself Hydrated: It is very easy to become dehydrated when you are down with a cold. So keep taking fluids.[momjunction.com] Caffeine can increase your risk for dehydration. Ask your healthcare provider how much liquid to drink each day. Soothe a sore throat. Gargle with warm salt water.[drugs.com]

  • Insect Bite

    “Every few months, when she can’t stop being sick, she has to come into hospital and go on a drip because she’s dehydrated. All she wants is a normal life.”[news.yahoo.com]

  • Influenza

    Know the Risks from the Flu In some people, the flu can cause serious complications, including bacterial pneumonia, dehydration, and worsening of chronic medical conditions[web.archive.org] Drink plenty of water and other clear liquids to prevent fluid loss (dehydration).[cdc.gov] In children Fast breathing or trouble breathing Bluish lips or face Ribs pulling in with each breath Chest pain Severe muscle pain (child refuses to walk) Dehydration (no[cdc.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Bloods FBC - WCC U&Es - dehydration LFTs - baseline CRP - should be raised Blood cultures - rule out sepsis Imaging CXR - this is really important.[medrevise.co.uk] If not enough fluid is taken, dehydration is always a potential complication of infection.[emedicinehealth.com] […] coughing, and wheeze. 15 Other features that may be seen include apnea (particularly in premature babies, and in young infants this may be the first sign), poor feeding, dehydration[dovepress.com]

  • Sinusitis

    […] people who do Other things you can do to help stay healthy include: Eat a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables Drink plenty of fluid and make sure you’re not dehydrated[youngmenshealthsite.org] In these people, rapid loss of body fluids leads to dehydration and shock. Without treatment, death can occur within hours.[niaid.nih.gov]

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