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causes of polydipsia

A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
15 years experience Family Medicine
Generally not: Kidney damage; however, it likes to play havoc with your electrolytes which can cause problems pretty quickly. Some sports drinks with sodium, potass ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Baughn
48 years experience Internal Medicine
No. no. yes: No. No. Yes.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not autoimmunity: Have you got Conn's? A renal tubulopathy? A genetic potassium wasting / Fanconi syndrome? Don't focus on autoimmunity just because of the huge amount ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
40 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: PP is usually a one-time episode. When it recurs, it is an indication that something has not been fully treated.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
40 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: But PP is not a classic symptom of depression or anxiety. It is probably a symptom of something that is more complex, and requires a more complete as ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Bates
36 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mouth symptoms: Taste disturbances can be caused by medication or vitamin deficiencies. Polydipsia can be caused by many conditions, including diabetes or salivary gl ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
14 years experience Family Medicine
Space it out: I would agree that spacing out water would affect your frequency of urination. If that doesn't change things, you may need to see a doctor to run oth ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Possibly but largely: unfamiliar territory for the vast majority of physicians, including myself, because HkPP is so rare. While thirst, voiding & body control are unde ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Medical exam: could be anxiety; however, get checked for any underlying medical/surgical conditions. Also get a fasting blood sugar, urine analysis and HgbA1c.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mintz
65 years experience Diabetology
Slowly reduce H2O in: Confirm that the diagnosiis. Incidental drug therapy is often the culprit, rare brain lesions can also masquerade as pp .See endo md, pp can be manage ... Read More

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