Drinking Excessive Fluids, Dry Skin, Hair Loss (Scalp) And Hair Loss (Skin)

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Hair loss on this scalp can result from alopecia areata or may be related to aging. Hair loss on the scalp and skin may occur in reaction to medications such as chemotherapy. Drinking excessive fluids and dry skin can be signs of dehydration. Excessive thirst is often a sign of uncontrolled diabetes. Because these symptoms can be related to many different health conditions, it is important to discuss your symptoms with the health care provider to determine the cause.

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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