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After many exams , i was told that I had dehydration. I am

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After many exams for tachycardia, i was told that I had dehydration. I am drinking a lot of water and I started adding sport drinks with electrolytes to my diet. After doing all this, I was still told that I am dehydrated. Can you recommend anything for dehydration? i have noticed that after drinking a lot of water, my blood drops (mine is already on the low side).
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 8 months ago.
HiThere is no way you are dehydrated.That is a nonsense diagnosis.You need a different evaluation for tachycardia.See an internist.Unless you have kidney disease, or some reason you are losing fluid.Such as being on a diuretic.If not, it is not dehydration.You need a holter monitor, to watch the heart. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here