Can increased water consumption cause pulmonary edema?
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Internal Medicine 35 years experience
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Pulmonary Critical Care 23 years experience
Depends : You couldn't drink yourself into pulmonary edema if you had a normal heart and kidneys. It would be virtually impossible. If you have heart failure, however, or kidneys that are not functioning normally, then definitely you can get pulmonary edema from too much water consumption. The same goes if you take too much salt and have abnormal heart or kidney function.
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