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Excessive thirst, frequent urination, have increased frustration. What does it sound like? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:For last seven days i am getting lot of thrusty for water
User:whenevr i am taking water immedaitely i have to go for urination
User:because of this i really frustrated in night times
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Do you have any family history of Diabetes?
User:it's happening only from last 7 days
Doctor:The medical terms for your complaints is Polyuiria and Polydipsia.
Doctor:This is most commonly seen in Diabetes mellitus.
User:may be because of intake of plenty juices and sharbats
Doctor:It can be due to high intake of water too.
Doctor:I would suggest you to get a fasting blood sugar done.
User:so how to overcome this.....
User:i didn't get this "fasting blood sugar"
Doctor:First we have to rule out diabetes.
Doctor:So we need to do a blood sugar test.
Doctor:You can do it in fasting state and then 2 hours after taking food.
Doctor:fasting state means, after having dinner, then do not have anything else.
Doctor:Then, in the morning before having anything, you will have to give your blood for testing.
User:so i need to mention them any specific test
Doctor:Yes. you need to tell them, 'Fasting Blood Sugar' and 'Post Prandial Blood Sugar'
User:ok doctor
Doctor:Post Prandial blood Sugar- It is the test taken 2 hours after having your breakfast.
Doctor:The other cause as I said can be due to increased drinking of water.
Doctor:If there is no diabetes, it is good to drink more water and have more urinations.
Doctor:If you are feeling difficulty at night, you can try drinking water less after 6 pm.
User:but can i take water after dinner in fasting state?
User:ok doctor thanks a lot
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:is there anything else that I could help you on?
Doctor:Hope this was helpful
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
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