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Become dehydrated very quickly even drinking 4 liters of water a day. Iv fluids once a week (3liters in about an hr). Causes? Tips?
Dehydration: You definetly seem to have a problem. You may have diabetes insipdius (di) or hyperglycemia causing you to have an osmotic diuresis. I assume that the IV fluids were given to you in an er, was blood taken and did you descuss your problem with ter doctor? Go to the er and get some blood work to get answers to your questions, as soon as possible, . ...Read more
Orthostatic hypotension. I put table salt in a pint of water a few times a day and drink it. Can i overdose and die from the salt? Male 22.
One liter/day: Hi ~ depends on how energetic you are.. If you are a lumbarjack ~ way too little, running long distance, too little. Normally we take in about 1.5 -2.5 liters per day at REST and more with exericse.The bodys THIRST mechanism is very finely tuned and the moment you start running dry, you get THIRSTY and you'll find water for sure. Its a very powerful drive. Your body will tell u if u need water ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to drink magnesium chloride 66.5 mg in liquid form or mix 30g of magnesium chloride in a liter of pure water & drink 1 shot a day?
Yes but . . .: Magnesium chloride (http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/magnesium-chloride.Html) is available in multiple versions & forms. Chat w/your family physician about your specific needs. It's probably safer to buy a standardized brand than mix some up on your own. As all the instructions & labels state, take as directed (by your prescribing physician). ...Read more
Depends on...: It depends on factors like the size of the person, what the situation is (normal day, diarrheal illness, sports event, etc...), and how many cups/bottles of water a person is drinking throughout the day. For a normal adult on a regular day, drinking more than a 16oz bottle in a half-hour sitting will feel like a lot of water. ...Read more
Swallowing water: Hello. After swallowing a large amount of bath water, it is unlikely that drowning will occur. Unless the child aspirates or vomits this water up while sleeping, he/she should be fine. Remember that small children and toddlers could drown in an inch of water so please don't allow your child to be in the tub unattended. Accidents can happen in a split second so prevention is always the best policy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, not: if you continue to use a banned or illegal substance. You will just wind up with a "Positive, dilute" specimen. ...Read more
I just drank 45 oz of water in one sitting within 5 minutes... Could this cause kidney failure or water toxicity?
No and Yes: Drinking too much water will not cause kidney failure . Depending if there are other medical conditions too much water could cause your sodium level to decrease to an unsafe level , anyhow assuming there are no other abnormalities your kidneys should be able to get rid of the extrawatwer up to 20 lit per day. ...Read more
No: it will take longer and drinking that much water rapidly can cause the possibility of multiple electrolyte abnormalities that may be dangerous or even fatal. ...Read more
No: It would take a larger amount of water to lead to significant electrolyte abnormalities. It would depend on your size and your present state of hydration and gain how quickly you drink excessive amounts of water and we are talking liters. Most people can eliminate 1/2 liter of water an hour. So the amount would have to be much higher then that ...Read more
Urine output is high especially after intake of water. After taking a glass of water pressure arises immediately.Does it shows any problem??
More than 5 liters: May become a problem 2 liters up to 4 liters are fine. ...Read more
Yes it is: The amount of fluid intake/day depends on many variables which include level of activity, body size, ambient humidity & temperature, amount & type of food intake etc. A marathoner for example must replace fluid lost & so could drink a lot more than 4l/day. A toddler may drink only 0.4l/day. Hydrate when in a hot, dry climate & when thirsty. Too much drinking may deplete the water-soluble vitamins. ...Read more
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