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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Dry mouth: Many medications can cause dry mouth. Even many over the counter meds can do this. If you are not peeing excessively, it may just be xerostomia (dry ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Thirsty: The body defends against dehydration by making you thirsty. Listen to it,
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Unsure: Constant thirst, often accompanied by persistent hunger and frequent urination are the classic signs of diabetes mellitus and increased need for water ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Thirst = Diabetes: This is the number one way people are found to have developed diabetes. She needs to be seen urgently at your family clinic.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You can become: dehydrated. Would encourage you to build in reminders to drink during the day because once you are thirsty you may already be dehydrated. Take care.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Excessive thirst can be a symptom of GERD.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Water drinking myth: You get fluid value from a variety of foods and fluids. Vegetables are usually 60% water, any fluid 90+%, applesauce 95%. As long as your intake of fl ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
May be related asthm: Your question is kind of confusing. If you do not feel thirsty ? You may be drinking other things in a fluid form. That may be compensating.May have t ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Casimir
7 years experience Dentistry
Have a blood test.: If youre drinking more than 8 glasses of water a day and still thirsty, this can be a sign of diabetes. Less commonly, it may be a symptom of a hormon ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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High blood sugar?: Hi. Your poor mom; that must feel crummy. How is her diabetes control? If her blood sugar is very high, that causes excessive thirst (and urination). ... Read More
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