In-depth

Lifestyle and home remedies

Staying hydrated

Prevention

Heat and exercise

Risk factors

Dehydration and youth sports

Symptoms

Dry skin

Fever

Headache

Symptom Checker

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Tests and diagnosis

Urinalysis

Nov. 17, 2017
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