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23 year old male frequent urination, always hungry. blood glucose was 5.0 mml and blood and urine test last month was negative. could it be diabetes ?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Diabetes?: Your glucose converted into mg/dl is 90 or normal. You could have a pro-calcitonin test or glucose tolerance test if warranted. Is there a family history? Anxiety and caffeine can cause frequent urination as well as infection. Drinking copious amounts of fluids will also cause it, too. Thyroid tests? Has appetite increased on sertralene? http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003134.him
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Dr. Laura Martin
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Not yet: Need more information, looks like blood work was ok month ago, the 5 wasn't a blood glucose, maybe an A1C? glucose should be 70-100. A1C 4-6. your symptoms may have another reason, reactive hypoglycemia, thyroid, rapid metabolism, hard to tell. If you have a family history of DM stay active, control diet and limit sugar even now.
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