polydipsia

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polydipsia

[‚päl·i′dip·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive thirst.
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Clinical signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes include frequent urination, excessive thirst, excessive hunger, weight loss, decreased energy, nausea, weakness, fatigue, and anorexia.
Excessive thirst can also be a sign of diabetes and thyroid problems in both cats and dogs.
For example, a patient who is obese and who experiences frequent urination, excessive thirst, and blurred vision or headaches, should undergo FPG and HbA1c testing to determine if diabetes is present.
Emissions are rated at 139g/ km which is lower than the Clio Renaultsport and on par with the Fiesta ST but the Peugeot showed a forte for delivering the goods without excessive thirst.
We are campaigning to increase understanding that frequent urination, excessive thirst, extreme tiredness and unexplained weight loss are all symptoms.
When dogs ingest them, they can cause vomiting and diarrhea, panting, excessive thirst and urination, hyperactivity, abnormal heart rhythm, tremors, seizures, and even death.
Diabetes symptoms include excessive thirst, hunger, and urination.
When symptoms do appear, they may include indications such as changes in the frequency and quantity of urination, fatigue, difficulty concentrating or sleeping, loss of appetite, swelling of feet and ankles, headache, itching, unexplained weight loss, or nausea, and in more serious cases, seizures, muscle cramp, excessive thirst, decreased urination and blood in the urine.
Andrew Smith suffered from the rare condition polydipsia, which causes excessive thirst.
The symptoms include hypercalcimia, high blood pressure, headaches, fatigue, loss of appetite, excessive thirst and polyurea, severe itching, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, kidney damage and joint and muscle pain.
Other symptoms occur in some--but not all--hyperthyroid cats and may include vomiting, excessive thirst and urination, diarrhea, an unkempt haircoat and hyperactivity.
He said common symptoms of type-1 diabetes included excessive thirst, constant hunger; excessive urination; weight loss for no reason; rapid, hard breathing; vision changes; drowsiness or exhaustion while people with type-2 diabetes may have similar, but less obvious, symptoms.