Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Diarrhea in Children
Children with diarrhea can become dehydrated when they do not take in enough fluids to replace those liquids that are lost with the diarrhea.
Signs that your child may be dehydrated include
making less urine than usual or has not made any urine in six to eight hours
increased sleepiness (lethargy)
decreased appetite or poor feeding
fast heart rate
dry mouth or tongue
pale, dry skin
lack of tears
Does your child show any signs of dehydration?