Is My Child Dehydrated? Signs to Look for – ChildrensMD

It’s constantly regarding to see our tiny ones sick. We know it is essential to hold them hydrated, but it is not constantly straightforward to get them to drink when they really feel so unwell. Dr. Jamie Kondis, pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses the indicators and symptoms to appear for dehydration in your youngster. Gastroenteritis, which is generally referred to as the stomach flu, can generally trigger your youngster to be dehydrated. Learn the indicators to appear out for, and some suggestions to aid get fluids in your kid. If you worry your youngster is severely dehydrated, seek instant health-related care.

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