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water!!!

for the past two weeks i cant get enought of water..i love it! i dont know wat it is but i just am thirsty every five seconds. i have been filling up a empty cranberry juice jug that is 104 fluid oz. i drank a whole one of those and a half of one just this morning.. i have been drinking about 2 everyday so really thats about 200 fluid ounces a day.. i know water is good for me and everything but i have heard the saying,"too much of a good thing can be bad." do yall think im ok?? i have been chewing on ice alot also which my dr said could be from low iron but about the water, is too much of it bad?

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1sttimemom2011

Asked by 1sttimemom2011 at 12:50 PM on Jan. 13, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Is it just water your craving? Being thirsty a lot is a sign of gestation diabetes.
    aheuszel

    Answer by aheuszel at 12:56 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • well i am always thirsty, but the only thing i drink is water... i had my glucose test done the other day. (had it done early since i had gestational diabeties in the past) but i havent gotten a answer yet... but idk if thats the reason or not. i just cant seem to get enough water.. and i pee like every 20 minutes.. sorry if TMI lol
    1sttimemom2011

    Comment by 1sttimemom2011 (original poster) at 1:00 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Too much water can be bad because it can affect your electrolyte balance. You might try alternating the water with something else like milk.
    gumby11883

    Answer by gumby11883 at 1:07 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

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