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Got up last night 0545 for a wee. I was thirsty so had a glass of water. I got up again at 0630; 0745 and 0836 [I write it down!]. I'm now up and thirsty again. I'm not diabetic [had various tests recently for unrelated] so what's going on?
I'm thirsty as it's hot; I drink; I wee; and repeat!
And yet I feel dehydrated all the time and have been feeling sick with the recent heatwave, making me go home early from work as I can't think straight or I actually feel sick.
I have a few cups of tea during the day, but have a water bottle on hand that I'm constantly drinking from at work. That doesn't explain the weeing at night though.
Imnotaslimjim - 'electrolytes could be deranged' - no that's just me
TwitterQueen1 - don't think it's a UTI. I feel fine when I wee and the urine is crystal clear. I've had cystitis before and it was agony, so defo not that! I have been feeling off colour with the heat, so maybe the rehydration drink?
I think you should see a doctor as soon as possible. These are classic signs of either diabetes mellitus or diabetes insipidus, so you would need to be investigated for these unless there is an obvious other cause.
If you were simply dehydrated you wouldn't be weeing.
Sorry, missed your statement that you're not diabetic. It could still be a pituitary or kidney disorder causing excessive water loss in the urine (diabetes insipidus, rather than diabetes mellitus).
I get these symptoms if I eat Chinese takeaways (drink litres of water because of intense thirst then start passing copious amounts of urine about six hours later, leading to further thirst) but this only lasts for one night, so it's not the kind of thing you're experiencing.
I have had this for years year round and also not diabetic. Same cycle except I am extremely hot thirsty and need a wee. I wake hot, thirsty so I drink and I need a wee and repeat. I bet your exhausted I am. I am up at least twice in the night before 4am 5am so my sleep is very disturbed and I’m up at 6.30 everyday in the week so just got used to being knackered. I can’t see so well without my glasses and I tend to get out of bed without putting the light on so I don’t wake myself up as much so it’s easier to nod off again. Good luck I haven’t gotten to the bottom of it but I am now menopausal also have an under active thyroid.
I get this every now and then for a night. Unquenchable thirst and then peeing all night because of the water I'm drinking. I've always assumed it's because I haven't drunk enough water in the day and then had something which made me thirsty like a couple of drinks or a salty takeaway.
Saw GP this morning for unrelated issue and asked about diabetes test. He sent me for a blood test on the spot, so results in a couple of weeks. Spent most of today drinking and wee-ing again as it happens