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If large urine output(in the absence of excessive thirst and water consumption) can be a symptom of kidney disease, now if the kidneys were healthy what the body would do with this water that is not excreted in the form of urine ?

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Body loses water in form of urine,sweat, stool, from breathing etc. Urine output is primarily dependent upon the fluid intake if the kidneys are healthy.

If the kidneys are diseased and not able to remove all the water consumed then fluid build up in the body cane occur which results in swelling of the feet, hands, face etc.

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RAJ P. SINGH M.D.

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I can answer questions related to kidney diseases, Kidney Transplant and hypertension. I am Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. I also serve as assistant professor at major Medical Universities.

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Practicing Nephrologist in Las Vegas, Nevada

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MD Internal Medicine board certified Nephrology and Hypertension Board certified

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E.K.G Excellence Award, University of Nevada school of Medicine Thumbs Up Award, university of Nevada School of Medicine Best Pharmacology Student, VMKV Medical School EKG Excellence Award Thumbs Up Award Las Vegas Life Top Docs 2013 Health Tap Founding Medical Expert Health Tap Winter 2013 Competition Top Doctor Health Tap Summer 2013 Competition Top Doctor

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