When a person contracts food poisoning the symptoms, diarrhea and vomiting, can cause dehydration to occur quickly A person can become dehydrated within 24 hours if they are unable to retain any liquids and the symptoms continue.
The signs of dehydration include fatigue, loss of appetite, flushed skin, heat intolerance, light-headedness, dark-colored urine, and a dry cough. In some cases, food poisoning can be severe or caused by a toxin so dangerous that professional medical attention is essential. Watch for warning signs to determine whether you need immediate care for your dehydration.
To combat dehydration sip on water or suck on ice chips. Taking small sips of water may help calm nausea and will provide your body with a small and steady dose of this essential liquid. Try sucking on a ginger candy or drink some ginger tea. Ginger can help with digestion and treat stomach upset, diarrhea, and nausea.