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does drinking too much water cause my bladder to leak

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
No: In older man with benign hypertrophy of the prostate, drinking too much water will lead him to urinate more frequently. In young men with normal prost ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: I assume you mean you are having some incontinence, where you are letting out small amounts of urine when you do not intend to. This can have many ca ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Could: One episode of drinking this much water may be okay but not on an on-going basis. It would be healthier to pace your intake over 4-hours. Have a healt ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it will not: As long as your kidneys are functioning normally, it is not going to cause water intoxication in adults.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Why would you do this?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Depending on how many ks you weigh, drinking that much water shouldn't cause you any problems. A normal 70kg individual requires about 1600mL of fluid ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot but it certainly is a cause of numerous serious issues.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It will water down the electrolyte concentrations in your blood, also causing problems.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Water balance: First, if kidney function is normal, excess water dosn't flush out electrolytes, Second, electrolyes and water balance have nothing to do with growth ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Water intake: If you are not dehydrated or taking a medication that might signal water retention, then you excrete the water you drink within 2-6 hours. The more yo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Too much water: It would be highly unlikely to get "gas " from drinking too much water. You certainly might belch. I don't want to presume but there's really no reas ... Read More

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