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can you die if you drink your own urine even if you've only tried it a few times in your life?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Drinking urine: No drinking your urine a few times will not kill you. 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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Last updated Jul 22, 2019

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