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How can I avoid dehydration from diarrhea?

Since your food is moving very quickly through your system, without your body absorbing its nutrients, it is easy to become dehydrated with diarrhea. You can avoid dehydration from diarrhea by drinking plenty of water as well as juice, broth and power drinks with plenty of sodium, potassium and electrolytes.

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