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A 30-year-old male asked:

can male drink his own urine ?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Extreme living: Yes. But hat begs the question "why would he?".
Dr. Marshall Bedder
Pain Management 38 years experience
Even in Military survival courses you are educated NOT to drink your own urine, It will not rehydrate you.
Nov 30, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
A dangerous behavior: Must recommend against drinking urine. It can cause dehydration through sodium ; minerals in the urine. Any sense of quenching thirst would be transient and then the problem would worsen. Under no circumstances should you drink another individual’s urine.

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