Drinking Excessive Fluids And Thick Saliva Or Mucus

Reviewed on 8/30/2021

Thick saliva or mucus as well as drinking excessive fluids in response to thirst can be signs of dehydration due to any cause. Excessive thirst can also be a sign of poorly controlled diabetes. Keep a record of your symptoms and when they occur. If you are concerned about your symptoms, seek the advice of a doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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