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Ants at the place of urination. Can there be sugar problem ?

hi, i mean, ants get attracted to any place i urinate, we observed plenty ants in our water system which began from the very time i came back home from school, and i traveled for two days last week and my simblings said there were no ant in the toilets all through my absence, and sins i returned, its been like that again,what signal is that please, am a female, 65kg in weight and 6ft,2inc tall and 21 years of age
Asked On : Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for query,
There might be chances of excreating sugar in your urine.
Sugar can be excreated in urine in diabetes & in non diabetic stage too if your blood sugar shows normal value.
Just check your urine & blood sugar if you see presence of it in any one or both you should consult your doctor.
If you are losing weight then the chances of diabetes is increasing.
Answered: Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Sudhir's  Response

There have been discussions about ants getting attracted to urine of a diabetic person.And may be in ancient time it was used to diagnose diabetes.But most definitive way of testing this is getting blood sugar eves tested. So getting your sugar levels checked would be easy and effective way to confirm this.

Hope this answers your question.

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Urologist Dr. Saurabh Pandya's  Response
hi, you can get your blood and urine tested for sugar levels. your family physician can advise accordingly. take care.
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