Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Polydipsia (non-pathological causes)

Synonym(s): psychogenic polydipsia

Introduction

  • Cause: either physiological or psychological.
  • Diagnosis: history, laboratory data.
Follow the diagnostic tree for Polydipsia Polydipsia

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Physiological:
    • Hot weather.
    • Prolonged exercise.
    • Dry or salty diet.
  • Drug related:
    • Diuretics.
    • Glucocorticoids.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

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