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I have dry mouth.shortness of breath,excessive thirst, feels

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I have dry mouth.shortness of breath,excessive thirst, feels like my heart is racing and yet my extremeties feel like lead I also have to urinate several times during the nigh. Is this menapauce or something else
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 4 years ago.
Hello,
These are not normal menopausal symptoms - this sounds like a possible thyroid problem or anxiety - and I would recommend getting evaluated by a medical doctor - you could have diabetes for example as many of the symptoms you have lead towards that diagnosis.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I also lost 10 pounds in under 2 weeks and am know 95 pounds that doesn't fit with diabetes and I know it is not anxiety. could there be kidney problems as this started with a UTI
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 4 years ago.
Hello,
Wait, you lost 10% of your body weight in 2 weeks? - Was this done on purpose?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 4 years ago.
Hello,
Are you eating?
Are you having fevers?
Are you taking any medications?
Are you having diarrhea or any bowel movements?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hello
I have been eating small meals every 2-3 hours to try to add weight
No fevers, I don't take any medication, my bowel movements are 1-2 times per day no diarrhea
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 4 years ago.
Hello,
Since you have all of these symptoms - I really think you need to be evaluated by a medical doctor - the weight loss of 10 lbs in 2 weeks, and not done on purpose is very concerning - and given your other symptoms you really should be looked at to rule out cancers and lymphomas. The urinary symptoms could be an indicator of something else is going on - but you need to have a full physical exam and blood work performed. If you have additional questions, please do ask.
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