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For the past few nights I have EXCESSIVE dry mouth&thirst&frequent urination. I get up thrice to urinate. Barely happens at day. Its scary, what is wrong?

For the past few nights I have EXCESSIVE dry mouth&thirst&frequent urination. I get up thrice to urinate. Barely happens at day. Its scary, what is wrong?

Urine test: Will need to check urine for sugar and infection. Will also need blood work for sugar. But this could related to you medical condition and may be your medication ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Female, age 24. Diag. W/ chronic hives a year ago. Past few months: dry mouth, constant thirst (water 84+ oz/day)rapid heart beat, frequent urination.?

Female, age 24. Diag. W/ chronic hives a year ago. Past few months: dry mouth, constant thirst (water 84+ oz/day)rapid heart beat, frequent urination.?

See endocrinologist: 4 conditions come to mind:
a. drinking too much water from an obsessive urge leading to water intoxication.
b. Diabetes insipidus -the pituitary no longer secretes the hormone (ADH) to control the urinary flow.
(c)Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
(d)If you are taking a lot of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the hives it would lead to dryness in the mouth->thirst.
All of the above require a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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Dry mouth/ throat, bad breath, more thirst, frequent urination, some times constipation! Is this symptom for something??

Dry mouth/ throat, bad breath, more thirst, frequent urination, some times constipation! Is this symptom for something??

See your physician: This may not be something serious, but it definitely is something you should discuss with your physician. Some of the symptoms are seen in medical conditions, but sometimes these are part of normal physiology ...Read more

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I had minimal side effects from zyprexa but I stopped it & five days later I got dry mouth and excessive thirst. Will everything get better over time?

I had minimal side effects from zyprexa but I stopped it & five days later I got dry mouth and excessive thirst. Will everything get better over time?

Another cause: A complete answer would call for more information from you: what was the Zyprexa for, and how much, how long? However, neither Zyprexa, nor stopping Zyprexa is known to cause a dry mouth or thirst. It sounds uncomfortable, but the cause is likely something else. ...Read more

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What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

Could be diabetes: - with the classic "three "p"s present. Polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria. Do you have a an appetite and consume large quantities of food and still are losing weight? Are you urinating very frequently? Of course other conditions can cause xerostomia, weight loss, and fatigue. So the best approach is to see a pcp and have a workup. ...Read more

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Female, age 35.Excessive thirst, dry mouth, urination. No diabetes, no thyroid, have dental cavities. What can be the reason of dry mouth?

Female, age 35.Excessive thirst, dry mouth, urination. No diabetes, no thyroid, have dental cavities. What can be the reason of dry mouth?

More info needed...: Your problem is not due to your dental caries. Do you drink eight glasses of water a day? High salt diet? Medications? How much alcohol a day? Any other medical conditions? You really need to be seen by a local physician for your dry mouth and your dentist for your cavities. Dry mouth will only exacerbate your dental problems. ...Read more

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BP was 127/82 then half hour 145/100 did echo I have mvp, trivial MR. I don't have any other symptoms but dry mouth/frequent urination no diabetes

BP was 127/82 then half hour 145/100 did echo I have mvp, trivial MR. I don't have any other symptoms but dry mouth/frequent urination no diabetes

See cardiologist: You need full evaluation by a cardiologist.
Do you drink energy drinks, sodas, pops, beer or other alcoholic beverages.
You are typical dehydration case
Most of us specially teen never drink water and they consumes energy drink and sodas that make them more dehydrated. It act like diuretic, because they pee like a storm they think that is good for the kidneys, your dry mouth is an example hydrate ...Read more

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I recently did the hemoglobin test and I got a 5.4% and I still got dizziness, dry mouth, frequent urination. Also I was diagnosed with anxiety and I'm taking meds. Should I be worried and do the test again??

I recently did the hemoglobin test and I got a 5.4% and I still got dizziness, dry mouth, frequent urination. Also I was diagnosed with anxiety and I'm taking meds. Should I be worried and do the test again??

Very: Anemia is always a cause for concern. This is a severe anemia if I've understood your correctly. Further, a 24 year old man with anemia has a bleeding ulcer or cancer until proved otherwise. And I'm concerned that you've left your physician's office with so little understanding of your situation. This is more than 'anxiety'. I think your life's in danger. Get with a specialist NOW. ...Read more

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Can high sugar levels in diabetics cause frequent urination and dry mouth?

Can high sugar levels in diabetics cause frequent urination and dry mouth?

Yes: Please contact your doctor for good blood sugar control and long term sugar level test (hba1c). It's very important to have very good control of diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetic will lead to many medical issues (eye, heart, kidney, leg circulation etc). Please make sure to have yearly eye exam and close follow up with your docs. Exercises and diet helps with better control of diabetes. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has frequent urination vomiting weakness no appitite and constant dry mouth. What can I do to make him feel better?

My boyfriend has frequent urination vomiting weakness no appitite and constant dry mouth. What can I do to make him feel better?

Dehydration: The best that you can do is take him to the doctor as soon as possible, sounds likely that he is dehydrated for the vomiting so besides to find out why he is vomiting he may require liquids thru the vein if he can not tolerate the liquids by mouth. ...Read more

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Are frequent urination and dry mouth symptoms of diabetes?

Are frequent urination and dry mouth symptoms of diabetes?

Possibly: Dry mouth and frequent urination are symptoms of diabetes, and also urinary tract infections, dehydration, and several other systemic diseases.

See you physician or medical provider. ...Read more

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I am active and not overweight. For a week and a few days I have had excessive thirst and frequent urination. My urine is very dilute. Please advise.

I am active and not overweight. For a week and a few days I have had excessive thirst and frequent urination. My urine is very dilute. Please advise.

See below: Please see your doctor soon as possible as this could be a sign of diabetes. do not take a chance call your physicians office, ...Read more

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Frequent urination, dry mouth, sulfur burps, fatigue, weight gain dry skin and hostility for no apparent reason are the order of the day, what gives?

Frequent urination, dry mouth, sulfur burps, fatigue, weight gain dry skin and hostility for no apparent reason are the order of the day, what gives?

See a physician: Go see a physician. Dry mouth and the need to drink a lot of water and frequent urination are 2 usual symptoms of diabetes. However you need to be checked to be sure. ...Read more

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I feel like I may be having symptoms of diabetes. Constant nausea and hunger, frequent urination, back ache and dry mouth?

I feel like I may be having symptoms of diabetes. Constant nausea and hunger, frequent urination, back ache and dry mouth?

See your doctor: If you have symptoms or warning signs of the diabetes, it's important to seek medical attention. Even people with pre-diabetes can have the increased risk of comorbidities like heart disease. Call your doctor for consultation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a problem with both excessive thirst and excessive urination. I read about a medicine called desmopressin that can help with this. My family complains about the fact I have to be drinking something all the time.

I have a problem with both excessive thirst and excessive urination. I read about a medicine called desmopressin that can help with this. My family complains about the fact I have to be drinking something all the time.

Polyuria/ polyphagia: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, did you ever got further testing for your symptoms? Blood test &/or urine test. Do you have family h/o diabetes? Which other medical conditions do you have. To answer your question; Desmopression is only used in one of the causes for excessive thirst. There are many other causes, my main focus here would be diabetes. Have been ever been tested? Thank you! ...Read more

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Swollen throbbing feet, blurred vision, fatigued, urinating frequently, dry mouth dizziness?

Swollen throbbing feet, blurred vision, fatigued, urinating frequently, dry mouth dizziness?

Call doctor: I recommend you see a doctor. It could be pre menopausal symptoms and it could be some diabetic issues going on, but you need to have tests to determine what's going on. ...Read more

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I gt up about 10-15 times during night to urinate. Over reactive bladder cure? Also does anxiety disorder cause need 2 urinate dry mouth n thirst

I gt up about 10-15 times during night to urinate. Over reactive bladder cure? Also does anxiety disorder cause need 2 urinate dry mouth n thirst

See below: There are many causes of frequent daytime and nighttime urinary frequency with overactive bladder a possibility IF all other causes have been ruled out by proper evaluation. Given degree of your frequency associated with dry mouth and thirst, I would be much more concerned about the possibility of diabetes and/or other medical problem causing your symptoms. Recommend see an MD as soon as possible! ...Read more

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What's wrong with me if I keep urinating and being thirsty all the time? I always feel like I have a dry mouth and I urinate atleast 8 times a day

What's wrong with me if I keep urinating and being thirsty all the time? I always feel like I have a dry mouth and I urinate atleast 8 times a day

See a physician!: This problem you're having may be signs of diabetes (high blood sugar). You should see a physician immediately to have the cause of the problem looked into! ...Read more

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Why do I have frequent urination and bad taste in my mouth with no blurry vision or thirst?

Why do I have frequent urination and bad taste in my mouth with no blurry vision or thirst?

Periodontal disease: Gum (periodontal) disease is a common problem. It can be accompanied by foul breath and a foul taste in the mouth...Especially if one breathes
through the mouth when asleep.
See a dentist for an examination and information about treatment. ...Read more

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Waking up thirsty, tingling sensations in legs, scalp. No increased urination, increased thirst during the day. A little tired. Could this be diabetes?

Waking up thirsty, tingling sensations in legs, scalp. No increased urination, increased thirst during the day. A little tired. Could this be diabetes?

Diabetes?: Your symptoms could be almost anything including diabetes.
You must get to your doctor as soon as possible.
If your doctor cannot fit you in now, please go to the nearest Emergency facility. (Have someone drive you). ...Read more

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Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?

Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?

Diabetes: Hi. That would be diabetes until proven otherwise. It's easy to test for. If you're diabetic and not overweight/obese, it's more likely type 1; if it's diabetes and you are overweight/obese, it's more likely type 2. Please don't ignore this. See your doc and get tested. ...Read more

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60yr. Old male burns when urinates. Extreme thirst. Sudden weight loss. Dry mouth. What could be wrong?

60yr. Old male burns when urinates. Extreme thirst. Sudden weight loss. Dry mouth. What could be wrong?

Many things: These symptoms are quite significant and require immediate assessment by a doctor. Diabetes, among many other conditions need to be looked for. Please see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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This is my 2nd time taking ZOLOFT, (sertraline) I didn't have any side effects the first time, but now. Dry mouth, headaches, and its really hard to urinate. 100mg?

See your MD: You may need your dosage changed or another medication. See your physician and discuss the side effects with them. ...Read more

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Frequent Urination (Definition)

If the number going to pee makes a person feel inconvenient for daily living, it is denoted as urinary frequency or frequent urination, which should be individualized to reflect the function of bladder storage and emptying, urine excretion, and fluid consumption, although AUA defined it as peeing more than 8 times in ...Read more


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Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)

Can be caused by loss of fluids from diarrhea or vomiting that leads to dehydration, or occasionally as a side effect of a medication. ...Read more