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A 46-year-old female asked:

My symptoms include chronic dehydration regardless of the amount of fluids i take, severe frequent muscle cramps, frequent urination, low b/p, syncope?

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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Dehydration : Your symptoms indicate symptoexessive fluid loss & dehydration, it could be diabetes mellitus or more likely diabetes insepidus due to lack of antidiuretic hormone, you must ask your 1ry care physician to refer you to an endocrinologist to for evaluation & workup including routine U/A that might show very low spicific gravity in case of DI or increased sp gr with ketone in case DM
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics 48 years experience
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Skull X ray or MRI to look for pituitary gland hypertrophy or tumurs need to be done
Jun 27, 2015

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