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Dehydration in Children (cont.)

Dehydration in Children Follow-up

  • Any child discharged from the Emergency Department or doctor's office with dehydration, vomiting, or diarrhea will be followed closely, either by phone, or preferably in the physician's office, the next day.
  • Continue fluid replacement as instructed by your doctor.
  • Call your doctor or return to the hospital's Emergency Department if your child seems worse, if further symptoms appear, or if you have any questions or concerns.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/17/2013

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