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What does hypernatremia mean?
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: See below
Too much sodium and not enough water. It is common for elder population to become dehydration due to dementia, not enough water while on tube feeding, infection such as pneumonia for example, and malnutrition.

In brief: See below
Too much sodium and not enough water. It is common for elder population to become dehydration due to dementia, not enough water while on tube feeding, infection such as pneumonia for example, and malnutrition.
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree
In brief: Too much salt
Hypernatremia means you have too much sodium or salt build up in your body.

In brief: Too much salt
Hypernatremia means you have too much sodium or salt build up in your body.
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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Dr. Paul Cohen
good answer!
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