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Polydipsia

Dog Liver Disease

…pet as soon as possible. While symptoms of this disease can be variable and quite subtle in the early stages, some of the classical symptoms of this condition include decreased appetite and weight loss. Polyuria and polydipsia are also common. These terms refer to excess urination and excess thirst. Your dog may also be affected by depression and lethargy, having much less enthusiasm for life and typical, daily routines. Furthermore, dogs…

Cat Increased Thirst

The medical term for an excessive thirst is polydipsia. An excessive intake of water will lead to Cat Increased Urination which is known as polyuria. There are several diseases that either or both of these conditions can indicate.Causes 1. and/or Cat Kidney Disease, which can be chronic or acute. Usually this is acute. Pyelonephritis is another abnormality of the kidneys. 2. The loss of chemicals and salts that will assist with re-absorption of…

Cat Increased Urination

…your cat consuming more water because of salt consumption or hot weather (as in the case of ), there are other conditions, some life-threatening that can also cause this. Polyuria is the high urine production in cats. Polydipsia is the increased thirst in cats. Although most of the time these are not due to some serious underlying condition, your veterinarian is the only one who can determine if it is hepatic disease, a.k.a. , or , a.k.a. .Causes…

Dog Increased Urination

…dog having , consuming more water because of salt consumption or hot weather (such as with ), there are other conditions, some life-threatening that can also cause this. Polyuria is the high urine production in dogs. Polydipsia is the increased thirst in dogs. Although most of the time these are not due to some serious underlying condition, your veterinarian is the only one who can determine if it is hepatic disease (), or ().Causes for an…

Dog Smooth Muscle Tumor

…greater than some of the other locations. Those that appear in the liver have no chance of survival.Prognosis for intestinal leiomysarcoma If the dog survives the surgery, their prognosis is quite fair. They may have , polydipsia (frequent urination due to diabetes isipidus) or hypoglycemia in association with the tumors. Dogs in which liver involvement is found, such as during surgery are euthanized during surgery.Pain in Dogs with cancer Any…

Dog Diabetes

…of a number of telling symptoms and warning signs. When concerned that your dog may be suffering from diabetes, there are a number of signs to look for. Two of the most common symptoms of this disease are polyuria and polydipsia. Respectively, these terms refer to increased urination and increased consumption of water. Not only are these two warning signs very common, they also tend to be the ones first noticed by pet owners. Weight loss is also…

Cat Smooth Muscle Tumor

Smooth muscle tumors can be benign (leiomyomas) or malignant (leiomyosarcomas). These tumors arise in the smooth muscles of cats. This is the muscle that makes up the cat’s bladder, uterus, GI tract, skin and blood vessels.Leiomyomas Leiomyomas are usually small and encapsulated. Those that appear in the female cat’s vagina or vulva usually require removal of the ovaries and uterus. This type of tumor is hormone dependent.Leiomysarcomas…

Cat Addisons Disease

…Symptoms The signs and symptoms of Addisons disease in cats are often very vague and usually mimic other diseases. The clinical signs to watch out for may include vomiting, weight loss, dehydration, excessive thirst (polydipsia), lethargy, poor appetite, weakness, excessive urination (polyuria), low heart rate, shaking, and low body temperature. The signs and symptoms of the disease are most commonly misinterpreted as an infection of the…

Cat Cushings Disease

…several common symptoms, the warning signs for both conditions can be vague and variable. However, as the disease progresses, symptoms may become less subtle. Two common symptoms of these diseases are increased thirst (polydipsia) and increased urination (polyuria). In the case of feline Cushings disease, the overproduction of steroids known as glucocorticoids can interfere with the animals ability to concentrate its urine. As a result, the cat…

Cat Diabetes

…can be properly treated and cared for. There are a number of different signs and symptoms that cats tend to display when suffering from diabetes. Two of the classic warning signs of this disorder are excessive thirst (polydipsia) and excessive urination (polyuria). These symptoms arise because a diabetic cat loses sugar through its urine, and these sugar molecules pull more water out with them. This increased loss of water then drives the animal…

Cat Kidney Disease

…system and having a variety of negative effects. As a result, a cat suffering from kidney disease often develops several different symptoms and warning signs. Two of the most common symptoms include increased thirst (polydipsia) and increased urination (polyuria). In some cases, there may also be blood present in the urine. Other warning signs to look out for include decreased appetite and weight loss. Cats with this condition may also become…

Cat Liver Disease

…cases, a cat may even completely refuse to eat. Listlessness and lethargy are also common when a cat is sick with this disease. Other warning signs may include vomiting and diarrhea, as well as increased water intake (polydipsia) and increased urination (polyuria). Some cats with liver disease may experience fluid buildup in the abdomen, leading to a potbellied appearance. In addition, certain behavioral changes may be exhibited. For example, a…

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