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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


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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?

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?

See doctor: Additional tests may be necessary. Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus need to be evaluated. See a doctor. Are there medications or mental health issues that might be contributing? ...Read more

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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?

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?

Glucose and urine: If you have other symptoms esp urinating a lot, have your glucose levels checked and urine specific gravity also. Diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus can cause excessive thirst. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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Always thirsty, drink excessive water amounts, general bloated feeling, low urine output and skin test says I am dehydrated. Causes? Suggested Tests?

Always thirsty, drink excessive water amounts, general bloated feeling, low urine output and skin test says I am dehydrated. Causes? Suggested Tests?

ST for dehydration?: I know of no skin test to check for dehydration but I am concerned about the excessive water intake and low urine output. You need to get checked for kidney failure (blood test, urine test). See a kidney specialist if necessary. ...Read more

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Dizzy tired depressed axious hot in air coditioned area confused can't focus nor pay attention sleepiness feeling thirsty yet I already drink water?

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

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Why am always thirsty? Am drinking lots of water. I have RA and taking mtx is there any relation?

Why am always thirsty? Am drinking lots of water. I have RA and taking mtx is there any relation?

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

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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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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

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

Replenish electrolyt: Make sure you are also replacing lost electrolytes as well. If you are sweating a lot an electrolyte drink like Gatorade could help along with the water. ...Read more

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I can drink and drink water, but I still feel thirsty after?

I can drink and drink water, but I still feel thirsty after?

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

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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

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

Drink water: Whenever you're thirsty. It won't help the weight loss, but it will keep you hydrated as you lose a lot of water with exercise and perspiration plus respiration losses. The exercise will help you lose weight. ...Read more

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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

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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! ?

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

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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?

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?

No: It is not normal. There are many potential causes including diabetes, but also kidney disease, high calcium, pituitary problems and even some psychological disorders. Check w/your doctor and get some blood and urine lab done so they can diagnose and treat the problem. ...Read more

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Constantly thirsty, cant get enough water. Only drink water. Wake in the morning super thirsty and kidneys in pain. What is going on? Medicine issue?

See a Doctor: See a doctor for diagnosis. Some medical issues that come to mind are diabetes, dehydration, electrolyte, and endocrine dysfunction.
You need to see a doctor to get an exam, and labs to get you on your way to improved health. ...Read more

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I get urine often after drink water and immediately lips become dry and thirsty why?

I get urine often after drink water and immediately lips become dry and thirsty why?

Dry lips: It sounds like you are making efforts to stay hydrated. Lips are exposed to the environment and often moisture will make them dry. Try a moisturizer. If persistent dryness get your blood sugar checked. All the best. ...Read more

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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!?

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!?

Evaluation: High levels of dehydration especially due to low blood levels sometimes need more than water which can further dilute your body fluids causing you to be more thirsty. Try some fluids with nutrients. If symptoms worsen see your doctor or head to the nearest er. ...Read more

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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'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.?

Not sure but...: Frequent thirst can be a sign of diabetes or thyroid disease as can palpitations. I would suggest seeing your primary physician for some blood work and a holter monitor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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!

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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