I am constantly thirsty i cant get enough to drink

Patient : I am constantly thirsty i cant get enough to drink and nothing makes the feeling go away i urinate all through the day its urgent and every 20 minutes. can this be a sign of diabetes ??
Doctor :   Hello, Welcome to ATD. Thank you for the query. Some of the possible common medical causes of Increased thirst and u rination may include: Diabetes mellitus Diabetes insipidus Diuretics Sjogren's syndrome Renal tubular acidosis Squamous cell carcinoma of lung Hypokalemia Polydipsia Addison's disease Cushing's syndrome Intestinal obstruction Congestive heart failure Psychogenic polydipsia Interstitial nephritis Cold diuresis Interstitial cystitis Caffeine Hyperthyroidism Reiter's syndrome Hypercalcemia Glomerulonephritis Consult a physician, he may order blood and urine tests to help provide a diagnosis. These tests may include: blood glucose test blood count and blood differential tests urinalysis and urine osmolality tests serum calcium, osmolality, and sodium tests Depending on the test results, your doctor may refer you to a specialist. All the best.

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