A 26-year-old female asked:
what causes sodium to get real high and can it be dangerous?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan answered
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Yes it can be dangerous. Dehydration is a common cause, especially in older people if they cannot express thirst or don't have access to water. High sodium can also be induced by medications that have a high and concentrated sodium content.
Answered on Jun 12, 2015
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