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A 23-year-old male asked:

I am confused about the amount of water i should drink.i sit in an ac office and don't sweat.read somewhere more than 3 ltrs a day can cause edema.

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Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends on diet: 3 liters is a lot of water if you are not sweating and could cause water intoxication unless you have some salt intake.*8 glasses of water is plenty to drink.

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Last updated May 15, 2014

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