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When should you go to the emergency room for dehydration?

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Go to the emergency room if you or someone you're with has symptoms such as: 

• Fever higher than 103 F
• Confusion
• Sluggishness 
• Headache
• Seizures 
• Difficulty breathing 
• Chest or belly pains 
• Fainting
• No urine in the last 12 hours

SOURCES:

MedlinePlus: “Dehydration.”

Mayo Clinic: “Dehydration.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library: “Dehydration and Heat Stroke.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 30, 2019

SOURCES:

MedlinePlus: “Dehydration.”

Mayo Clinic: “Dehydration.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library: “Dehydration and Heat Stroke.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 30, 2019

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