polydipsia


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Related to polydipsia: Psychogenic polydipsia

polydipsia

[‚päl·i′dip·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive thirst.
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A previous report found that polydipsia was the most prevalent symptom in their cases; 19 however, patients with T1DM usually have both symptoms at presentation.
Psychogenic polydipsia review: Etiology, differential and treatment.
5% Sex Male 27 61% Female 17 39% Table 3: Clinical Presentation Parameters Patients Percentage (n = 44) Symptoms Backache and other bone pains 38 86% Generalized weakness 35 80% Symptoms of spinal cord compression 13 30% Fever 14 32% Cough 10 23% Burning micturition and urgency 4 9% bleeding manifestation 8 18% Constipation 16 36% Polydipsia 12 27% Nausea and vomiting 6 14% Somnolence 3 6.
Furthermore, this case highlights the need for clinicians to consider the effects of excessive exercising in patients with anorexia nervosa and to search for hyponatremia and rhabdomyolysis, even in the absence of purging behaviours [20] or psychogenic polydipsia [21].
Rhabdomyolysis after correction of hyponatremia due to psychogenic polydipsia possibly complicated by clozapine.
In older children and adolescents, polyuria and polydipsia usually predominate, but these symptoms can be misinterpreted by parents and schools or ignored by adolescents (Diabetes UK, 2012).
All bitches had closed pyometra, with clinical signs of polydipsia, polyuria, vomiting, lack of energy and anorexia; as well as their last heat being 45-60 days prior.
He is a smoker of 10 cigarettes per day and he also has polydipsia.
Exclusion criteria included treatable causes of nocturia, such as diabetes insipidus and cardiac failure, and medical conditions that increased risk, such as hyponatremia and psychogenic polydipsia.
We triumph when a camper responds well to redirection as she exhibits pica behavior (tries to eat the inedible)--or when a camper with polydipsia (the urge to drink excessively) allows staff to keep him on track without behavioral outbursts.
Before making the diagnosis, it is essential to rule out other causes of euvolemic hyponatremia such as hypothyroidism, adrenal insufficiency, primary polydipsia, or drug-associated anti-diuretic release.