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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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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, 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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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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Lower back pain, fatigue, frequent urination, thirst. Is it bad?

Lower back pain, fatigue, frequent urination, thirst. Is it bad?

This may be a: Presentation of a urinary tract infection or variant of a systemic disease like diabetes. Other possible causes could be entertained but just on the basis of your symptoms you should go to your physician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What can cause blood in urine, prolapse, fatigue, extreme thirst and frequent urination?

What can cause blood in urine, prolapse, fatigue, extreme thirst and frequent urination?

FATIGUE EVAL/R/O DM: FATIGUE RULE OUTBDIABETES:it requires a complete W/U. You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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Short temper/mood swings, frequent urination as a result of unquenchable thirst, fatigue, irritability?

Short temper/mood swings, frequent urination as a result of unquenchable thirst, fatigue, irritability?

Best to see doctor: You could have diabetes insipidus and it could be central in origin. It is best that you see your doctor for evaluation, look at your blood and urine osmolality, and some tests and even look at the brain if needed. I had one with same symptoms and had intracranial process which when treated did very well, and is normal now for the past 10 years or so with no problems. ...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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I've been told to get tested for diabetes due to my extreme thirst, frequent urination, and sudden exhaustion. Should I be tested for other illnesses?

I've been told to get tested for diabetes due to my extreme thirst, frequent urination, and sudden exhaustion. Should I be tested for other illnesses?

Yes: You need complete work up with labs for electrolyte disturbances, thyroid, vitamin d, lipids, cholesterol, eye exam, ekg, complete blood work, blood pressure, hemoglobin a1c, body weight, height, body mass index, urine micro albumin, fasting glucose, liver enzymes. Rare diseases that present with similar symptoms are pancreatic disease, or pituitary disease. ...Read more

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Frequent urination (worsened by: worse at night), thirsty and fatigue. My glucose level is 94 before eating and 257 1 hour after eating.?

Frequent urination (worsened by: worse at night), thirsty and fatigue. My glucose level is 94 before eating and 257 1 hour after eating.?

See below: •Test results consistent with Diabetes. Normal glucose 1-2 hrs after eating is <120.
•Should discuss with MD and have a Hgb A1c blood test done which shows one’s average level of blood sugar over the past 2 to 3 months. Normal level <5.7%.
Frequent urination, excessive thirst, fatigue all symptoms consistent with diabetes and high blood sugars. ...Read more

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I have HkPP & hypoglycemia. But I have excessive thirst & urination. I need water by my side up to 2 gallons a day. Secondary psychogenic polydipsia??

I have HkPP & hypoglycemia. But I have excessive thirst & urination. I need water by my side up to 2 gallons a day. Secondary psychogenic polydipsia??

Possibly but largely: Unfamiliar territory for the vast majority of physicians, including myself, because HkPP is so rare. While thirst, voiding & body control are under brain control 24/7, the mechanisms remain poorly understood & many theories long promoted which do not fit many clinical situations. Thus whether more psychological vs. Neurological remains a largely inseparable distinction unless can test some way. ...Read more

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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

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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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I might have diabetes due to excessive thirst, urination and sleeping 10 hours. I am terrified to go to the doctor! What do I do, I'm not going?

I might have diabetes due to excessive thirst, urination and sleeping 10 hours. I am terrified to go to the doctor! What do I do, I'm not going?

Go to drugstore: And talk to the pharmacist and you can purchase a glucometer where you can measure you own blood sugar. If you find you have high blood sugars please seek care! With proper education and treatment you can live a good life. Left alone the consequences could be dire! ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Severe Thirst (Definition)

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