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Increased thirst

Increased thirst: Introduction

Increased thirst: excessive thirst is an abnormal feeling of always needing to drink fluids. See detailed information below for a list of 66 causes of Increased thirst, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Increased thirst Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Increased thirst:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Increased thirst as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Increased thirst

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Detailed list of causes of Increased thirst

The list below shows some of the causes of Increased thirst mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Increased thirst?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Increased thirst. Of the 66 causes of Increased thirst that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 64 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Increased thirst:

The following list of conditions have 'Increased thirst' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Increased thirst Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Increased thirst based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Increased thirst:

    Medical Conditions associated with Increased thirst:

    Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Increased thirst:

    Salty or spicy meal, Bleeding (1783 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Diabetes insipidus (40 causes), Drugs, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Hydrophobia (11 causes), Rabies

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