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A 27-year-old male asked:

my daughter is 1 year 6 months old she drinks around 1.5 liter of water per day she even sometime wakes up to drink water is this normal?thanks

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Sounds like: A great thirst. You need to get it checked.
Dr. Robin Ifft
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Alot of water: That seems like quite alot of water for an 18month old child. If she is requesting this much water because of thirst then she should be evaluated soon. Some diseases present with increased thirst.

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Last updated Nov 9, 2014

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