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786 Possible Causes for Polydipsia

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Requests for competency assessment of elderly patients are among the more common referrals that medical and surgical units make to consultation-liaison psychiatrists. Special considerations arise when impairment in cognition, judgment and function arise in the context of substance abuse. At what point during the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    […] renal threshold for glucose reabsorption is exceeded when blood glucose levels exceed 180 mg/dL (10 mmol/L), causing glycosuria with the typical symptoms of polyuria and polydipsia[emedicine.medscape.com] Symptoms include excessive excretion of urine (polyuria), thirst (polydipsia), constant hunger, weight loss, vision changes and fatigue.[web.archive.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

    Nevertheless, there are some symptoms and signs that may indicate DM2: Lethargy Fatigue Weight loss Polyuria and polydipsia Paresthesias, pruritus Visual impairment Susceptibility[symptoma.com] Symptoms include excessive excretion of urine (polyuria), thirst (polydipsia), constant hunger, weight loss, vision changes, and fatigue.[who.int] Symptoms include excessive excretion of urine (polyuria), thirst (polydipsia), constant hunger, weight loss, vision changes and fatigue.[web.archive.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    […] maneuvers–eg, salt restriction in the form of a 'no salt added' regimen, reduction of alcohol intake, exercise as tolerated and, for Pts with impaired renal function or psychogenic polydipsia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Epilepsy often occurs in comorbidity with mental diseases and disorders. Early detection and/or treatment of such disorders in patients affected by epilepsy, as well as their socialisation are crucially important since epileptic patients tend to suffer more due to lack of social support than to frequent epileptic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Abstract Anemia is a major problem in patients with chronic kidney insufficiency. The development of recombinant human erythropoietin has enabled physicians to correct this anemia. Although anemia has not been considered to be a common or important contributor to congestive heart failure, anemia of any cause can[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dehydration

    Her history was significant for psychogenic polydipsia, hyponatremia, and a renal concentrating defect.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    J Natl Med Assoc. 2002 Aug; 94(8): 712–715. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Patients with liver cirrhosis may develop upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage from a variety of lesions, which include those that arise by virtue of portal hypertension, namely gastroesophageal varices and portal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

    Patients most often present with a few days or weeks of polyuria, polydipsia, weight loss, and weakness. Some patients may present with diabetic ketoacidosis.[us.bestpractice.bmj.com] (years) Clinical disease when 90% of islet cells are destroyed Clinical features Onset at age 20 years, normal weight (unlike most NIDDM) Characterized by PPP (polyuria, polydipsia[pathologyoutlines.com] Results in hyperglycemia and end-organ complications Features include: Usually rapid onset Absolute insulin dependence Polyphagia, polydipsia, polyuria, and nocturia Ketosis[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    […] fatigue, muscle weakness, weight loss, diarrhea, hyperactive reflexes, increased sweating, heat intolerance, warm skin, excessive perspiration, menstrual changes, hand tremor, polydipsia[pathologyoutlines.com] Overdosage of any thyroid drug may produce the signs and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis including, but not limited to: polydipsia, polyuria, polyphagia, reduced heat tolerance[web.archive.org] The most common presenting symptoms are: rapid weight loss, tachycardia (rapid heart rate), vomiting, diarrhea, increased consumption of fluids (polydipsia), polyphasia, and[en.wikipedia.org]

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