Vomiting Can Quickly Lead to Dehydration: 5 Signs to Look For! by Dr. Hannah Chow-Johnson
The dreaded awakening in the middle of the night to, “Mom, I’m sick. I just threw up,” is bound to happen this season. Stomach bugs are horrible for parents and kids alike. If a child is vomiting, watch for signs of dehydration. These signs include:
- less urination
- a dark-colored urine
- dry mouth and tongue
- no tears when crying
- sunken cheeks or eyes
If your child can’t hold down any liquids and is dehydrated, call your doctor. After hours, go to the emergency room.