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Updated 05 October 2015

Dehydration: when to see a doctor

Vomiting and diarrhoea can easily lead to dehydration, especially in the case of infants and older people. Here's when to see a doctor.

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Vomiting and diarrhoea can easily lead to dehydration, especially in the case of infants and older people.

If someone's skin feels cold to the touch, they appear dizzy or disorientated, have chapped lips or a dry mouth and they have low blood pressure, they should be given medical attention.

Dehydration could lead to serious medical complications.

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