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2 yr toddler. Drinks alot and pees alot also. Wake in the night screaming for water or juice. Normally don't give it. Is this habit or something else?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Deserves a visit

Many of these are just a drinking habit, but there is a rare condition where someone cannot re-claim the water that is purified in the kidney and these can become dehydrated overnight.
Habit drinkers love the attention/process of drinking and asking for refills and their kidneys dilute their urine so much they need to keep drinking.Your doc can do some tests to exclude a real problem.

In brief: Deserves a visit

Many of these are just a drinking habit, but there is a rare condition where someone cannot re-claim the water that is purified in the kidney and these can become dehydrated overnight.
Habit drinkers love the attention/process of drinking and asking for refills and their kidneys dilute their urine so much they need to keep drinking.Your doc can do some tests to exclude a real problem.
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