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the past 2 months i have eaten a lot less. decreased frequency in urination despite drinking 3l of water daily. urine never light/clear. normal?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Water goes somewhere: 3L a day is a bit much. But if it is that much for weeks/months, then obviously the fluid is not accumulating, and nothing bad is happening . It is a relatively large amount of intake compared to average, but there is no fluid retention occurring, so doesn't seem like there are consequences from it.cannot say in your particular case.

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