Excessive thirst, also known as polydipsia, is an abnormal feeling of constantly needing to consume fluids. Drinking lots of water is usually healthy. However, the urge to drink excessively beyond a certain limit may reflect an underlying disease, either physical or emotional.

Symptom severities
Severe
378
Moderate
984
Mild
1,200
None
1,487
What patients report taking for the purpose of treating Excessive thirst (polydipsia)
Patients
Water 32
Hot Water Bottle 1
24-Hour Urine Test 1
Glucose tolerance test 1
Biotene Mouth Spray 1
Electrolyte replacement solution 1
No treatments 1
Multivitamins 1
Green Tea 1
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