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What causes excessive thirst and frequent urination? 9 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Diabetes Overview

Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.

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2

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that result high levels of glucose in the blood due to a lack of insulin production. Glucose is a natural sugar that your body uses as a source of energy.

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3

Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare condition that occurs when your kidneys are not able to conserve water. It results in extreme thirst for water and frequent urination. There are several types of DI, and they can ofte...

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4

Type 2 Diabetes Overview

The things you've wanted to know about type 2 diabetes are all in one place. Learn more about the symptoms, foods to avoid, and lifestyle management.

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5

Low Blood Potassium

Low potassium levels in your blood can cause weakness, fatigue, and abnormal heart rhythms. Find out how to treat hypokalemia.

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6

Hypercalcemia

Hypercalcemia is a condition in which you have too much calcium in your blood.

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7

Cushing Syndrome

Cushing's syndrome occurs due to abnormally high levels of cortisol. The most common cause of it is overuse of corticosteroids. Learn more about this condition.

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8

Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).

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9

Glucagonoma

Glucagonoma is a form of pancreatic cancer that produces excessive levels of glucagon, which works with insulin to regulate blood sugar.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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