Dehydration

Dehydration is caused when your body loses more water than what you consume, like in cases of vomiting and diarrhea. It causes thirst, dry skin, and burning sensation on urination. In case of severe dehydration, immediate treatment is needed in the form of fluid replacement.

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What is the cause of having recurrent episodes of vomiting in my daughter?

Query: Hello doctor, Last year my daughter decided to go on an all vegetarian diet rather drastically. A few weeks later, she got ill with vomiting which lasted for approximately two weeks, so we made three visits to the urgent care, where she was treated for gastritis and dehydration. One month later, the...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have two theories here, but I would need a little more information if you would not mind sharing. 1. Has she ever been tested for G6PD (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase) deficiency? 2. During these episodes did she get a CBC (complete blood count) done? 3. Was it c...  Read Full »

I got dehydrated three months back, and I become nauseous when I go for walks. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I get palpitations, and I become nauseous when I go for walks. I went for a trip around three months back and got dehydrated. I became fine a few weeks back but started feeling weird due to the heat. I was puking a lot last week. I must also highlight that I did not sleep for two nights...  Read Full »


Dr. Gulati Ranjitsingh Awtarsingh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read about your problem and seen all the attached reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The probable cause of your problem is dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. You improved after rest and staying hydrated, but you are not taking ...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from loose stools. Can you please suggest to me some medication?

Query: Hi doctor,Please suggest me medicines for loose motion. I am suffering from yesterday. I do not have any other problems now.Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Antibiotics are required for diarrhea. Diarrhea will lead to dehydration, so stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water and juices throughout the day. I suggest you take (consult with the specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take the medica...  Read Full »

Can constant one-sided headache particularly during movement be brain tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31 year old male. I am 6 feet 2 inches tall and obese at 113 kg. The problem that I am describing below I have been experiencing for the past 10 days or so. I have a more or less constant headache. It is typically on the right part of the forehead, around the hairline and occurr...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A headache can be due to many causes. Few common causes are: Migraine. Hypoglycemia. Hypertension. Raised intracranial tension. Sinusitis. Stress. Dehydration. In your case, it seems to be either due to the aggravation of sinusitis due to a recent weath...  Read Full »

Why is there pain in heart in a hypotensive patient?

Query: Hi doctor, I have low blood pressure and am suffering with low pain in the heart for the past two days.  Read Full »


Dr. Duaa Salem Alfituri Shubar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We define low blood pressure if the reading is lower than 90 mm Hg systolic or 60 mm Hg diastolic or if the patient has symptoms which are lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting, blurred vision or lack of concentration. These symptoms are most prominent when individuals g...  Read Full »

I have been facing the side effects of alcohol 11 days after consumption. Can you please help?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 42-year-old male. I got extremely drunk 11 days ago, and my brain has not recovered yet. My memory is a bit foggy, especially short-term, and I can still taste spirits in my mouth. My cognitive function is slowly recovering. For the first week, my whole brain was numb. I do not dri...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It happens due to dehydration. Drinking too much alcohol causes dehydration and which leads to such symptoms. So the best way to recover is to take plenty of fluids such as water and juices, it will help to clear out alcohol, and you will...  Read Full »

I keep getting headaches frequently. What is the reason?

Query: Hi doctor,I keep getting headaches throughout the day multiple times for more than a week. I think they are because of less sleep and disturbed sleep cycle, but I want to be sure it is nothing serious. I get a headache when I look down, wake up, and randomly throughout the day.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. There are various causes of headaches, and yes, sleep disturbance can be a cause, and another reason can be due to dehydration. Such a headache is seen when you look down and wake up. So I would suggest you take plenty of fluids and goo...  Read Full »

Why do I feel fatigue in hot weather?

Query: Hello doctor, I am actually facing some weakness issues since 2 or 3 days. I am a self-employed guy, my work timings are quite odd like 10 pm to 5 am. I wake up by 12 pm and then work from 2 pm - 8 pm (this includes working, meetings, get together with friends and coffee). I do not prefer eating out...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please find my observations below. It appears that your body is not prepared for the heat conditions prevailing in your place. Since you have work schedules which start in the early afternoon, it is possible that you got dehydrated with electrolyte loss which might hav...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for oliguria in my husband?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband has not urinated in almost 24 hours. He has a pain in his right shoulder and chest with a severe headache. Also, his kidneys hurt.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. A urine output of fewer than 400 mL per day is referred to as oligouria. And no urine output means anuria. Both the conditions need urgent ER (emergency room) care to prevent a renal shutdown. The cause could be an infection, renal failure,...  Read Full »

I have clear white bumps in the corner of the mouth. What could they be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. I have small clear white bumps in the corner of the mouth. It is not hurting. Some are very small. They are more than 20 in number. I am currently taking Vitamin D3 supplements and Iron supplements.   Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your query and understand you are worried about the lesions (bumps) on the corner of your lips. There are many reasons behind this kind of lesion. It is caused mainly by nutrients, dehydration, or a viral infection. The virus is named herpes, and it c...  Read Full »

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