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Extremely thirsty, urinate a lot. Could this mean that I have diabetes?

hello! im a 16 year old teenager and i m slightly worried. for a while now ive been extremely thirsty quite often, and even though i drink enough.. it never seems to take my thirst away. and i still urinate a lot compared to others. i understand this could mean i have diabetes but this year not long ago i go my blood suger level checked and it was very low. what does this mean?
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
If your blood sugar is not raised diabetes is unlikely but you go for complte urine examination to look urine for sugar. Another possibility is diabetes insipidus in which excessive thirst and excessive urination are common . Consult your doctor and go for relevant evaluation
Answered: Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Pediatrician Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty's  Response

thanks for writing to health care magic

how is your appetite like

exessive thirst, increased appetite and excessive urination could be features of diabetes

so you need to get a repeat blood sugar and urine sugar levels to confirm or rule out the diagnosis

so get these investigations done and revert back

thanking you

take care
Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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