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What would cause a lack of thirst? Im finding myself not being able to finish even a small bottle of any liquid.

What would cause a lack of thirst? Im finding myself not being able to finish even a small bottle of any liquid.

Sometimes: If you are constipated and backed up you can lose both your appetite and your thirst. Of you are bloated, have round or hard stools, pass a lot of gas or belch a lot, even if you go daily you could be constipated . Force yourself to drink enough water until your urine is almost clear. ...Read more

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6 yr old sick since sept. 2nd, admitted 4 times, vomitting, no appetite, lack of thirst, sunken eyes, no bounce back in skin. Getting worse.

GO NOW to ER : Something is not right. The child needs to be in the hospital for IV FLUIDS. The fact that he has been admitted four times already and keeps going back into hospital means something is amiss. He shd get extensive work up and one shd exclude serious illnesses like diabetes & intussception. If necessary you shd get another opinion and also involve a pediatric surgeon. ...Read more

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What are causes for lack of thirst in a pediatric patient? 12yrs and still have to push to get 32oz./day. has continual sweaty hands&feet.

What are causes for lack of thirst in a pediatric patient?  12yrs and still have to push to get 32oz./day. has continual sweaty hands&feet.

Water: How much do they drink without your pushing?How concentrated is the urine?32 oz is a great goal, but there is going to be some day to day variability based on activity level, other sources of fluid intake etc. Ask yourself, is this really the battle you want to have with them right now? Teenagers have a tendency to push back when they feel like control is being taken away. Choose your battles. ...Read more

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What could cause lack of thirst/lack of appetite/alternating constipation and diarrhea/small greasy green stools with undigested food?

Need to evaluate: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does c. Diff make you so sick. Nausea. No appetite. No thirst. Diaherra. Weak lack energy. Just ill feeling. On v. Med now. 2nd day.

Why does c. Diff make you so sick. Nausea. No appetite. No thirst. Diaherra. Weak lack energy. Just ill feeling. On v. Med now. 2nd day.

Toxins & Dehydration: C. Diff produces toxins (poison) that cause inflammation throughout the body (similar to your worse flu). Nausea, diarrhea, muscle aches & feeling sick are due to toxins, dehydration & loss of potassium. Certain antibiotics will help eradicate the c. Diff. ...Read more

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I'm 28 year old boy. I'm suffering from feeling cold but whole body is hot and lack of sweat and also feeling very thirsty. I drink 4 ltr water a day.

I'm 28 year old boy. I'm suffering from feeling cold but whole body is hot and lack of sweat and also feeling very thirsty. I drink 4 ltr water a day.

Possibly diabetes: The symptoms you describe can be related potentially, to hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic episodes seen with type 2 diabetes, assuming you were not diagnosed with diabetes previously. However, other symptoms and tests need to be performed by your doctor to confirm this diagnosis. ...Read more

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What symptoms are these; constant thirsty, weakness, developing painful lumps, alergy to spicy food & lack of sex drive?

What symptoms are these; constant thirsty, weakness, developing painful lumps, alergy to spicy food & lack of sex drive?

Diabetes : Not sure if all related (esp the spicy food part), but could be diabetes. Diabetes can cause lumps, but not generally painful. ...Read more

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Irritable , moody , so stressed , no energy , lack of concentration and focus , low libido poor sleep , always hungry thirsty , ( Low Serotonin ? )

Irritable , moody ,  so stressed , no energy , lack of concentration and focus ,  low libido poor sleep , always hungry thirsty , ( Low Serotonin ? )

Start with: screening labs for thyroid and diabetes but it sounds like you would benefit from lifestyle changes such as improved sleep hygiene, nutritionally dense meals, yoga, walking, sunlight, and vitamin supplementation to help balance neurotransmitters. There are pharmaceutical options as well. Please seek evaluation by your health care provider. ...Read more