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Increased thirst but definitively not diabetes. What else causes thirst?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Many
Aside from diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus can also cause thirst.
Other causes: anxiety, medication side effects, stress, dehydration, thyroid disease, high calcium concentration in blood, high aldosterone level, head injury, brain lesion, too much cortisol in the body, too much growth hormone in the body...

In brief: Many
Aside from diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus can also cause thirst.
Other causes: anxiety, medication side effects, stress, dehydration, thyroid disease, high calcium concentration in blood, high aldosterone level, head injury, brain lesion, too much cortisol in the body, too much growth hormone in the body...
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