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Diarrhea, Vomiting, and Water Loss (Dehydration)

PLAIN LANGUAGE: Vomitting and diarrhea in children are usually caused by viral infections, and may cause dehydration. This handout provides parents with information about when to contact their child's pediatrician, how to avoid dehydration, how to treat diarrhea and vomitting, and answers to common questions.

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