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Does consuming lots of water have any problem ?

my son was met with an accident - DAI- He is still on bed after 6 months- he is being made to exercise by Physiotherapist. He drinks daily 5-6 litre odf water. Is there any problem?
Asked On : Wed, 2 Feb 2011
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hi well come to hcm
Excess drinkin water if not due to DM, diabetes insipidus like pathological condition.
No major wprry if he remains stable only what it can lead to hyponteremia.LOw
sodium level in serum.which can give fatigue lethrgy lack of concentration etc. so
look for sodium level in serum if it remains o.k. need not worry much
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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