- No tears when the child cries
- Sunken soft spot on the top of the head in babies (called the fontanelle)
- Decreased frequency of urination or dry nappies
- Sunken eyes
- Refusal to eat or drink
- Vomiting or diarrhoea
- Dry or sticky mucous membranes (the lining of the mouth or tongue)
- Lethargy (less activity than normal)
- Irritability (more crying, fussiness)
What are the symptoms of dehydration in children?
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