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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
More than needed: About two liters would be sufficient, unless you are engaged in activity than causes excessive sweating or are exposed to high ambient temperature. Se ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
None: Diuretics account for NO fluid intake. They induce urinary output only.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
A Couple of Things: Thirst is controlled by a center in the brainstem. That center is sensitive (exquisitely so) to the concentration of sodium in the blood. So, from th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
No: Good hydration is important throughout and before pregnancy. A healthy person manages fluid intake by controlling fluid output through the kidneys. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hydration: Is very important during any acute event your body is experiencing, this would include an acute infection. Also if you have a fever, you need to make ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Fluid intake : A 3 year old should be taking in 40-50 ounces of fluid daily. The vast majority of this should be as water. About 12-16 ounces should be as milk. Nee ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
17 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Takes a lot: Your question is fun. Healthy kidneys are capable of managing large swings in fluid intake to keep you balanced. If you eat a healthy diet, have norma ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No there really : Is nothing you can do. It is all up to the baby and it's development
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
About 2 liters: About two liters of water/day is sufficient, and some of it can be part of food. How often one urinates is not nearly as important as to see that the ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: Cow milk will provide adequate calcium & other basic nutrients when intake peaks at 16-24 oz/d. More than that can irritate the gut & eventual ... Read More
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