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Is excessive thirst a symptom?

Dr. Adnaan S
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Hi @Concerned , I assume you are referring to Corona virus on this!

I would say excessive thirst alone has a broad number of possible diagnosis though the most common is just lack of hydration. In isolation I wouldn't say that it is related to COVID especially if it has been happening for a long period of time (2-3 months). A sore or dry throat itself can also cause "thirst" but this would not be classified as "true excessive thirst" or what we term as polydypsia. Would be good to see your GP if it has been happening in isolation for a long period of time. 

Hope this helps! 
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Thanks for your response. I’ve read that excessive thirst can be a symptom that one gets while menstruating. However this is not my usual symptom. The excessive thirst has persisted for about 3 days  along side with reflux. Should I be concerned?