A 42-year-old member asked:
how much water does it take for a person to get water intoxication?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu answered
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: It depends on the size of the person and the rate of ingestion but somewhere in range of four to six liters in a short period of time can substantially drop sodium level.
Answered on Jul 30, 2015
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