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Thirsty Drink Water
Drinking lots of water is usually healthy. However, the urge to drink too much may be the result of a physical or emotional disease. Excessive thirst may be a symptom of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). It can be an important clue in detecting diabetes. Excessive thirst is a fairly common symptom. It is often the reaction to fluid loss during exercise, or ...Read more
3 blood tests ok. Always thirsty/drinking water yet urine suggests I'm still dehydrated. Never used to drink much. Barely sweat and no excessive urine?
When I'm thirsty I drink water, juice etc. But sometimes I just become thirsty again a few minutes later I even get up at night to get a drink of water?
For the past 2 days I have been so thirsty. I drink water till im miserable. But I don't pee much at all. What could be ccausing this?
See doctor....: There are many things which can cause what you describe including dehydration, kidney disease, hormone problem, medication side effect, etc. The only way to find out what is wrong is to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. You will need lab work as well as a physical exam. If your symptoms are worsening, go to the er. ...Read more
I have headache at lower sides of the head and very thirsty, been drinking water and coconut water and still thirsty. My hands feel very dry.
Headaches: Headaches at the lower sides of your head sound like "tension headaches" but there could be other issues. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. No one wants to have symptoms you report. ...Read more
Always thirsty, drink excessive water amounts, general bloated feeling, low urine output and skin test says I am dehydrated. Causes? Suggested Tests?
Dizzy tired depressed axious hot in air coditioned area confused can't focus nor pay attention sleepiness feeling thirsty yet I already drink water?
Wow: You have lots of problems and it sounds as though it could be serious. I can think of many different conditions which could cause your symptoms, from infectious to metabolic to hormonal. I don't know how long you have had these problems, but why not go to the doctor and get checked our? Before you get worse, okay? Best wishes to you. ...Read more
More info: Keep a log of how many ounces of fluids you drink and how many ounces of urine you produce I n 24 hours. Have blood tests to check your blood sugar, electrolytes, kidney and liver function. Have your urine tested for specific gravity and other abnormalities. With this information an accurate assesment can be made. ...Read more
Is it easier to become dehydrated if you have lupus? I drink about a gallon of water a day. And sometimes am still thirsty or could drink more water.
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
A severe flare of as started on prednisone and seems like I have dry mouth or just thirsty can't drink enough water so I'm peeing lots is this common?
I get dehydrated too much. I sweat a lot normally&excessive sweating while exercising. No diabetes. Thirsty even after drinking water. How do I avoid it
Habit vs defect vs: Xs thirst can indicate a defect in water recovery by the kidney where the brain doesn't make or doesn't respond to the hormone that regulates water absorption. It can be a side effect of meds. It can also be driven by habit. If you consume an excess, your kidneys dilute the urine & toss it away, but your habit & thirst and prevents u from slowing down. If u get up at night to drink, see your dr. ...Read more
M58, is it necessary to drink water even when one is not thirsty? To complete recommended 1.5 liter.
Yes: It is important to get the appropriate amount of recommeneded daily water intake. ...Read more
During exersice I will be so thirsty so when do I have to drink water? Isn't bad. Is water good for losig weight if yes when do I have to drink? Thnx
I used to drink water a lot. When my friend told me he never drinks water one week later I stopped drinking so much water. Why have I got less thirsty?
Water: Our body adapts to various things such as temperature, moisture, nutrition, etc. If you were over-drinking your body will adjust when you drink a reasonable amount. Some nutritionists believe that 8 8 oz. glasses daily is a good goal, but that depends on your height and weight. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Why is it that he more water you drink, the more you want to drink water. It is as if drinking water makes me thirsty. Thanks! ?
Unsure: Constant thirst, often accompanied by persistent hunger and frequent urination are the classic signs of diabetes mellitus and increased need for water can also accompany diabetes insipidus and some other medical conditions, but have never heard of drinking water stimulating thirst. ...Read more
Dr. I have been very thirsty and drink a lot of water lately. The more I drink water the more I become thirsty. Is that namoral?
I don't feel thirsty, I force my self to drink water although I don't drink lots of liquid, how to solve this, I feel weakness with no energy.
Maybe: There is something else wrong. Go to doc for eval and proper tests to figure it out ...Read more
Why am I thirsty all day long even when I drink water? I just feel my lips dry. I drink about 5 bottles of water. I am 21, 160 pound, can't be diabetes
It's my 4th day period and I feel lightheaded more than usual and I'm thirsty no matter how much I drink water. How can I over come it!?
I'm alwsys thirsty and I wake up everynight needing to drink water before I can go back to sleep. My heart is pounding when I wake up.?
I have been put on predisone for 2 weeks 50mg, 9 days of taking it my feet swelled and all I do is drink water so thirsty all the time. Cant sleep y?
Prednisone: Has a lot of annoying side effects, but fortunately you only have a few days' left and will miss the more severe side effects from chronic usage. ...Read more
Does Metformin cause dryness in the throat? I feel thirsty post taking the pills. I always want to drink water, a lot of it which makes me wonder!
SE v uncontrolled DM: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/metformin-side-effects. Html for side effects of metformin. However, I'm concerned that you're describing polydipsia (excessive thirst), a symptom of uncontrolled diabetes. So check your sugar levels. It's imperative that you go see your Family Doc or Endocrinologist immediately. ...Read more
Whenver I wake up I feel very thirsty and I feel my throat is sore why is that happening to me?? And yea I drink water before I sleep.
Few possibilities: Chronic sore throat is usually one of a few different things. Allergies causing a post nasal drip. Acid reflux can cause this as well. Make sure you are not laying down after eating. Thirst usually depends on your water intake and electrolyte balance. I would keep track of your diet and water intake in a diary and show that to your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter is 21mths and has an extreme thirst and pees a lot. She only drink water and milk and rarely juice. Is this normal or should I be worried?
Diabetes concern: Excessive thirst and frequent urination can be signs of diabetes mellitus as well as a rarer condition called diabetes insipidus which is a dysregulation of sodium and water balance. It may also be behavioral or normal intake. Additional symptoms that would raise diabetes concern include weight loss, abdominal pain, or waking up at night due to thirst. I recommend evaluation by PCP. ...Read more
For two weeks I haven't felt hunger or thirst but I drink water and eat once a day anyway. My doctor does not know what it is. I took blood test today?
Watch this: Relax, Fred. This is fairly common and means nothing. You can reassure yourself about your physical health by going a day or so just drinking water; you'll get hungry. I suspect there's something going on in your life that may be making you sad; if you start having a sleep disturbance or sad moods, this may be dysthymia / depression for which early treatment's important. ...Read more