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A 42-year-old member asked:

i have been drinking a lot of water and i am always tired, why?

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Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Sugars: If you are are drinking too much and feel tired, go to your doctor. Polydypsia which is excess thirst usually presents with increased peeing and sometimes waking up at night to pee. These symptoms are typically found in people who are developing diabetes for the first time or have uncontrolled sugar levels.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Get checked: for diabetes. See your doctor for a workup to determine the cause, Diabetes is a possibility.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me why have i been drinking a lot of water and I am always tired?

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Dr. Phil Chen
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See a doctor: This could be many things. You better go to see a doctor and get a complete physical exam and blood test to find out the really cause.

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