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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
No: The sickest heart in the world might be adversely affected by a cold temperature reflex that slows the heart rate. But this is surely near the bottom ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
It depends: It depends on your health , your activity level and where you live. A rule of thumb is that men 70 kg weight should drink around 3 l per day whereas w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Neither: Temperature of the water will not affect your health, as long as it is not so hot that it hurts your mouth and food pipe. Wish you good health! - Have ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably OK: A gallon a day is probably more than what you need if you are not exercising vigorously or sweating a lot. However if you are feeling well otherwise ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Hyperhydration risks: A major concern of too much water intake is hyponatremia (sodium level in blood is too low). Also of concern is hypokalemia (potassium level in blood ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Specify!!: The cliche states that we require 8 glasses of pure water a day. I don't know of any specific answer to water deficiency of the skin. It is vital to e ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
About 4 liters: About 4 liters.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: People usually sleep throughout the night. If you are 'too thirsty' and waking up at night to urinate and have a lot of thirst, it might suggest that ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Flavored water: Might try flavored water or other no cal beverages to keep yourself hydrated. Sparkling water is also something you might try.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Myth: This is the prescientific idea that you will "wash toxins out of your body" by your kidneys or through the back door. Being a kid with acne is difficu ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Excessive thirst: This condition could be related to the following: 1) diabetes; check your sugar. 2) inappropriate ADH (vasopressin) ("kidney diabetes" with excessive ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Highly unlikely: Highly unlikely that this treat will cause food poisoning.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clarithromycin: Drink fluids. "You may take clarithromycin with meals or milk or on an empty stomach. However, clarithromycin extended release tablets should be taken ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It can overwhelm your colon's ability to absorb water from the stool.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Firstly...: Do you currently have a cold or sinus infection? That can cause a foul odor in any secretions. A foul odor can also be coming from your teeth/gums, yo ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Water: I believe on a usual day we need 1 liter of water per day and on very very hot days we need 2 to3 liters per day, drinking too much water can lead to ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You may or may not: If you become obese from drinking sugary beverages, that is one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Go to emergency room: As opposed to sitting and typing a perfect stranger online. Antihistamines in very high doses can have serious adverse consequences, including some l ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No relationship: There is no need to drink water to somehow compensate for coffee or tea.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Funny question: This is a 21st century question. For as long as humans have walked the earth, we've relied on our brains and kidneys to tell us when to drink, and it ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Anderson
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cold hides thirst: If somebody has been crying so hard to the point that they are dehydrated (either from tear flow, or drinking fluids and eating) replenishing hydratio ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Won't work: Being well hydrated after an alcoholic binge will likely make you fell better, but it will not negate the effects of the alcohol.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Water and fiber: Dietary fiber is found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. You can of course take additional fiber preparations OTC (see your frie ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol Poisoning?: Er.

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