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How is dehydration in children diagnosed?

A diagnosis of dehydration can usually be made by a child's physical symptoms and medical history. A physical examination by your doctor can reveal a lack of elasticity in the skin, a rapid heart rate and low blood pressure.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 18 May 2018
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