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What problems can diarrhea cause for my child?

The real danger of diarrhea is that it can cause your child to become dehydrated (dried out). Your child may also have a mild fever or vomiting (throwing up). A child with vomiting, fever and diarrhea may become dehydrated more quickly.

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