Saturday, December 6, 2008

Dehydration for Kids

It's important for parents to learn to recognize the early signs of dehydration and to respond quickly if they develop. Younger infants and children should be watched very carefully because they're more likely to become dehydrated than older kids or adolescents. The best way to prevent dehydration is to make sure kids get plenty of fluids when they're sick or physically active , they should consume more fluids than they lose (from vomiting, diarrhea, or sweating).If your child has fever, diarrhea, or vomiting, or is sweating a lot on a hot day or during intense physical activity, you should watch for signs of dehydration, which can include:dry or sticky mouth, few or no tears when crying ,eyes that look sunken into the head and dry or cool skin. The most important is consult your kids pedia if you think there is something wrong with your little one.

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