Increased Thirst Overview
Another name for Increased Thirst is Excessive Thirst.
What is excessive thirst?
A person with excessive thirst experiences thirst that is unrelieved by drinking fluids. The most common cause of excessive thirst is dehydration. Excessive thirst may be a symptom of elevated blood sugar in the diabetic.
What are the symptoms of excessive thirst?
Symptoms depend on the underlying cause for the excessive thirst. Common symptoms include weakness, nausea, and decreased urination. Other symptoms of dehydration may be present.
How does the doctor treat excessive thirst?
Treatment of excessive thirst depends on the underlying cause. Treatment may include oral fluids or intravenous fluids.
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