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Following signs would indicate that you need more fluids;
1) Urine is dark yellow.
2) One feels thirsty.
3) Tongue is dry and deep coated.
4) Dryness of mouth.
The initial management of diarrhea is as following;
2) Lomotil; may only be given if the diarrhea is vigorous.
3) Gatorade / Pedialyte
4) Plenty of fluids
5) BRAT diet; banana, rice, applesauce, toast. Vegetable broths / vegetable soups, coconut water also can help.
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