Dehydration can occur if kids aren't drinking enough fluids. They also can become dehydrated if they lose fluids through vomiting, diarrhea, or both.
Mild dehydration often can be treated at home. If your child has diarrhea but no vomiting, continue feeding a normal diet. If your child is vomiting, stop milk products and solid foods, and:
Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
Date reviewed: April 2014
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