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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
It is normal: Thirst is a mechanism controlled by the brain where there are receptors (osmoreceptors) that sense the amount of salts in our body. If we loose fluids ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dehydration: You could be dehydrated or have some kind of imbalance with the salt in your system, if you increase the amount of liquid that you take daily and you ... Read More
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Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
27 years experience Cardiology
Check sugar: Make sure your sugar levels are not elevated particularly if you are also urinating more than usual.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Thirsty: See your doctor and get checked for diabetes mellitus as well as diabetes insipidus.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniela Tank
19 years experience Family Medicine
Check for diabetes: This could be normal due to sweating or the kind of food one eats, but it is important to check for diabetes and diuretics.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Cravings: You likely are addicted to it. Sugar and caffeine can be craved. Soda is not the healthiest drink, try substituting with water. It won;t be easy, one ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Thirst at night: The most common cause is blockage of your nasal passages (i.e., allergies) which force you to breath through your mouth, which is a really dehydrating ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Dehydration.: Thirst implies dehydration. This can literally be just dehydration from not drinking enough fluids throughout the day, or this can be dehydration fro ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Many causes: Causes of dry mouth at night can be cause by many things including medications (antihistamines), mouth breathing, sleep apnea and/or nonhumidified CPA ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Never thirsty: Means you are well hydrated.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: I don't know? Do you have blood sugar problems? Have you had problems with dehydration in the past? Excessive thirst can sometimes be a symptom of an ... Read More

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