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i think my kid is part camel lol! 8/13/09*&*09/28/12 2 kids; Indiana, Pennsylvania 260 posts
Nov 27th '12

So all my kid does is want to be constantly drinking stuff all day, idk anyone that is this thirsty, thought maybe okay maybe she is hungry & thinks she is thirsty, give her snacks & more food. but stilllll continues to drink drink drink!!! she always has to have a sippy cup in her hand. idk what to do anymore. tried just tellin her no but she throws a fit she is thirsty. but still deny then she will get it herself.



anyone have this problem, what did you do?

Elle With FOUR! 4 kids; Wichita, KS, United States 18964 posts
Nov 27th '12

It can be a sign of diabetes.

WHATEVERR.♥ 1 child; California 1248 posts
Nov 27th '12
Quoting Elle With Three &1/2:" It can be a sign of diabetes."


THIS! It's the same with animals..

Sock Lady 6 kids; 4 angel babies; Hell, ON, Canada 11758 posts
Nov 27th '12
Quoting Elle With Three &1/2:" It can be a sign of diabetes."


:!::!::!:

. , Richmond, VA, United States 75118 posts
Nov 27th '12

How old is she?

MamaDSx2&SDD Due March 15 (girl); 3 kids; 4 angel babies; Monroe, Michigan 10028 posts
Nov 27th '12
Quoting Elle With Three &1/2:" It can be a sign of diabetes."



:!::!::!::!::!:
and that isn't something to mess with!

MamaCass{+JOE} Due April 13; TTC since May 2015; 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Pennsylvania 42368 posts
Nov 27th '12
Quoting Elle With Three &1/2:" It can be a sign of diabetes."


It can be, but it can also be normal for some kids. Both my kids drink like fish. For a while my daughter actually preferred drinks over food.



OP if you're worried about diabetes other signs to look for besides thirst is sweet smelling urine, rapid, unexplained weight loss despite increase in appetite, fatigue or change in behavior.

MamaDSx2&SDD Due March 15 (girl); 3 kids; 4 angel babies; Monroe, Michigan 10028 posts
Nov 27th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting MamaCass+3:</b>" It can be, but it can also be normal for some kids. Both my kids drink like fish. For a while my daughter ... [snip!] ... thirst is sweet smelling urine, rapid, unexplained weight loss despite increase in appetite, fatigue or change in behavior."</blockquote>




!!!! Even sometimes sweet smelling breath! And oh boy can my boyfriend eat and eat and eat and he is sickly thin!

8/13/09*&*09/28/12 2 kids; Indiana, Pennsylvania 260 posts
Nov 27th '12

oh wow i didnt know that, no her weight is fine 50 percentile along with height at 51 percentile which she has been since birth. no sweet breath just smells normal & urine just smells like urine
dont ever here about a 3 yr old with diabeties so i never thought def brink this lots of drinkin up at her next dr apt.
nobody in family ever had that, or no one in dads family. hmmm def got be freaked out now..



hope its not that & she outgrows it