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is thirsty a symptom of dehydration

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Check blood sugar: Excessive thirst is the first sign of diabetes , even at your age is possible, besides other conditions , see you doctor for examination tests and tre ... Read More

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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible diabetes: Diabetes could cause all of the following symptoms that you have mentioned: feeling dehydrated with lots of thirst and frequent urination. Important t ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
I'm confused: You say you feel like you need to drink more fluid, yet you say you are not thirsty. I'm not sure how those co-exist together. Dry lips can be an isol ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not rational: The adage the wrong treatment for a problem will not fix it is true. Just because you have dry lips does not mean your body is dry (dehydrated). The m ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
OK to drink water: It did not dehydrate you more. Your IV had plenty of water. Your response is to the Sodium Chloride. Your body is wanting to dilute the concentration ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
42 years experience Family Medicine
Dehydration: Normal saline is 0.9% sodium chloride and is safe to give through an IV; the fluid is "normal" or equal to the circulating fluids in your cardiovascul ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Dehydration: Two main causes for dehydration despite more than adequate water intake are Diabetes mellitis and diabetes insipididus. Both the conditions cause exce ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Muhammed Ridhwan Khan
Specializes in
? diabetes: Hi, you could be suffering from diabetes. I suggest that you perform your vitality health check. It is covered by most discovery plans and it looks fo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Especially in hot weather and competing in a competitive sport. U sweat & Ur competitive nature overrides Ur feeling thirsty. This is why U must A ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Kidney disease?: Get with your physician. I trust you drink adequate water when you're thirsty. He/she will rule diabetes mellitus in or out, then evaluate you fo ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
17 years experience Neonatology
Dehydration: I think this is due to problem with hypothalamus. Get yourself checked. You may need labs and ct scan.
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