April 20, 2011 at 09:27 AM in Fluid intake

I'm at stage 3 CKD and drinking a lots of water daily, but I don't urinate as much as I consume. What do you think?

I'm at stage 3 CKD, drinking a lots of water daily and have 34 GFRM with 2.4 creatinine. I drink 5-6 bottles of water every day, however, I don't urinate as much as I consume. What do you think? Thank you!

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Amy T., RD replied:

This is a difficult question to answer without knowing more about your medical condition and physical situation. The best advice I can give is to recommend you discuss this with your physician. Your physician can perform a complete assessment to determine how much fluid is safe for you.

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