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Diabetes Insipidus Urine Output
Vasopressin.: Diabetes insipidus is due to lack of urine concentrating ability. This is from insufficient ADH or antidiuretic hormone due to various causes. This is called central diabetes insipidus. This has high urine volume, low urine osmolality, and migh intake of fluids. Argenine vasopressin or avp given to these patients causes a >9% rise in urine osmolality. In normal patients, it is <9%. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
What can cause severe thirst (7-10 liters per day) other than diabetes insipidus without diabetes mellitus (normal blood sugar)?
Polydipsia ? etiolog: Psycogenic polydpsia can cause this but other physiologic causes must be ruled out by basic chemistries. You should see your PCP for blood work. ...Read more
Is diabetes insipidus life threathening?Doc investigating if its anxiety or insipidus.All blood n urine test normal.Since 3 days high thirst,urination
Life-threatening: due to effects on electrolytes (sodium). If it isn't low, or inappropriate amounts in urine (sodium pee'd out, when it should be held in) then it isn't diabetes insipidus. Vitamin B12 deficiency is from zero in the diet (strict vegan diet), or from malabsorption. If meat in diet, then there is zero reason to take b12 by pill--doesn't get in, then pill won't help. ...Read more
May be vaginal : There is a type of bacterial overgrowth called bacterial vaginosis which has a distinct fishy odor. Maybe that's what you are noticing when you urinate. It has to be diagnosed with a vaginal test and can be treated with anitbiotics. It can occur more easily when the acidity level of the vaginal fluids change, which could be influenced by your blood sugar. ...Read more
Very different: Diabetes mellitus is the typical "diabetes" that we are familiar with. It's caused by an Insulin problem (too little or just not working well (resistance)) causing elevation in blood sugar. Diabetes insipidus is a water problem characterized by lots of urination and high sodium level. It's caused by an ADH (vasopressin) (antidiuretic hormone) problem (too little or just not working well). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extreme thirst,no weight loss,increased urination,RFT&ADH hormone normal,no diabetes,GTT fine,no UTI,urine analysis fine.Only test pending is osmality?
Low rbc, high urea nitrogenBUN, high urine osmolality,high urine creatinine random,high UA sodium random,ab. urine epithelial cell,k etones,ur.mucus ?
Dehydrated: 39 F from Indy of unknown ethnicity medical or drugs notes low rbc high bun and high urine Na creat. ANS: sounds like anemia and dehydration or renal disease. The latter is often due to eating too much salt and HTN and choosing the wrong grandparents. Your Dr knows you best so ask them. ...Read more
Dyspneu, dm history, uremia, creatininemia, proteinuria, glucosuria, hematuria, nitrite (-), leucocyte esterase (+), bacteria (+). Diagnosis?
Doc suspects diabetes insipidus. Symptoms are rapidly relieved by eating salt (dehydration, headaches, twitching, urine output all decrease). Why?
Random sample: urine protein 31mg/l urine albumin 5.00mg/l urine creatinine 3.894mmol/l urine albumin creatinine:ratio 1.3mg/mmol is this normal?
Is this a test?: Slight variation in the reports from different laboratories does exist. So, please refer to the attached normal range for interpretation. I'm sure there is such information for you to reconcile. If any doubt, talk and confirm with the attending doctor. Best ... ...Read more
Classic causes: But many patients have taken to consuming large amounts of water due to perception that this is valuable for their health. An internist is ideal to figure this out. ...Read more
Foamy urine for 4 months.24 hour urine protein 121 mg.Dipstick faint trace albumin.Epididymis 5 mm.Flank pain.Serum creatinine 1.2.Kidney disease?
Infection v. stone: Suggest renal ultrasound and treatment for epidiimytis.Medical workup for albuminuria should be done. ...Read more
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