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1.  Dehydration
Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluid than you drink. When the body loses too much water, organs, cells, and tissues fail to function. Dehydration can also cause shock. Severe dehydration must be treate...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Coma
  • Chapped lips
  • Abnormal urine odor
  • No urine output
2.  Fever
Fever is also known as hyperthermia, pyrexia, or simply elevated temperature. It describes a body temperature that is higher than normal. Fever can affect children and adults alike. A short-term increase in bod...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Heart murmurs
  • Sleepwalking
  • Bounding pulse
  • Nightmares
3.  Diarrhea
Diarrhea is a condition that is classified as the appearance of loose, watery stools and/or a frequent need to go to the bathroom. It generally lasts a few days and often disappears without any treatment. Diarrhea ma...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Diaper rash
  • Diarrhea
4.  Vomiting
Vomiting is a forceful discharge of stomach contents. Vomiting can be a one-time event linked to something that doesn't settle right in the stomach. Recurrent vomiting may be attributed to numerous underlying medica...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Vomiting
5.  Viral Gastroenteritis
Viral gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines caused by one of any number of viruses. Also known as the stomach flu, viral gastroenteritis can affect anyone throughout the world. This highl...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Pain
  • Body ache
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Rectal hemorrhage
6.  The Many Sides of Bacterial Gastroenteritis
If you have bacterial gastroenteritis, bacteria have caused an infection in your gut. This usually results in your stomach and intestines becoming inflamed, and you'll probably experience unpleasant symptoms such a...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Pain
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Blood in stool
  • Rectal hemorrhage
7.  Staphylococcus Aureus Food Poisoning
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacterium found in the nose and on the skin of about 25 percent of healthy people and animals. It is a common cause o...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Abdominal cramps
8.  Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare condition that occurs when your kidneys are not able to conserve water. It results in extreme thirst for water and frequent urination. There are several types of DI, and they can ofte...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Lethargy
9.  Amebiasis
Amebiasis is a parasitic infection of the intestines caused by entamoeba histolytica. It is common in tropical areas of the world where sanitation is poor, allowing food and water supplies to be exposed to feca...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Anemia
  • Aversion to food or drink
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Rectal hemorrhage
10.  Alcoholism
Alcoholism is also known as alcohol dependence. It occurs when you drink so much over time that your body becomes dependent on or addicted to alcohol. When this happens, alcohol use becomes the most important thing i...
Symptoms:
  • Dehydration
  • Teeth grinding
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Ataxia
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
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