Increased thirst; Polydipsia; Excessive thirst
Definition of Thirst – excessive
Excessive thirst is an abnormal feeling of always needing to drink fluids.
Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/31/2011