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OK I'm weeing loads and drinking loads what are the chances I don't have diabetes?

(12 Posts)
StealthPomBear Thu 18-Nov-10 22:51:39

I have turned into such a hypochondriac, never used to be like this

sharbie Thu 18-Nov-10 22:54:07

not sure i would guess more you drink more you wee

StealthPomBear Thu 18-Nov-10 22:56:43

true....
But I havae noticed I'm weeing loads more than I used to, don;t think I'm drinkingthat much morew

A1980 Thu 18-Nov-10 23:41:47

Got any of these symptoms?

Blurred vision
Cuts or sores that take a long time to heal
Itching skin or yeast infections
Excessive thirst
Dry mouth
Frequent urination
Leg pain
Loss of weight
Weakness or fatigue

Drinking more and weeing more is only two symptoms. If other than that you feel well....?

StealthPomBear Fri 19-Nov-10 08:04:54

No, I don't really have any of the other symptoms apart from itching. This morning I think I probably was over reacting but I was quite worried last night Thanks

NorthernLurker Fri 19-Nov-10 08:07:59

Have you stopped breastfeeding? If you have it might be that you're still drinking breastfeeding amounts of fluid but not using it in milk? It's probably a good thing tbh - hardly anybody actually drinks the amount we actually should.

StealthPomBear Fri 19-Nov-10 08:35:26

no, still feeding both

NorthernLurker Fri 19-Nov-10 17:13:42

Hmmmm - maybe one of them is taking less then? If it worries you coiuld go to the GP and chat about it?

GrimmaTheNome Fri 19-Nov-10 17:19:09

My MIL has type II diabetes and she describes having a raging thirst.

Rockbird Fri 19-Nov-10 17:21:09

My dad used to drink pints and pints of water and squash one after the other. I spent most of my teenage life fetching him drinks. Once he was diagnosed he drank next to nothing. The difference was astounding. I think you'd know if you were drinking loads more.

agedknees Sat 20-Nov-10 12:37:55

It is a raging thirst you get. You can just gulp pints and pints and still feel thirsty (before diagnosis and treatment).

But - best to get it checked out.

StealthPomBear Mon 22-Nov-10 12:09:55

hadn't seen these messages, sounds like I probably don't have it - thanks everyone

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