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Im a 19 yr old male.how much water should i drink daily? does excessive water intake cause any kidney problem?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
WATER INTAKE: You can drink 8-10 glasses per day. Excessive water intake does not ruin the kidneys.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Water: Six to eight, eight ounce glasses a day.Excess water drinking will cause mor frequent urination.

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