Complications of Vomiting

Dehydration: Dehydration

There’s a greater risk of dehydration when diarrhoea and vomiting occur at the same time. Those most at risk are infants, children and older people.

Continued vomiting, or repeated episodes, can lead to dehydration - which can be dangerous.

Source: New Zealand Health1

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References

  1. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ vomiting

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