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Category: Constitutional Diseases
A chronic affection characterized by the passage of
large quantities of normal urine of low specific gravity.
Causes. It is most often found in young males and is probably of nervous
origin. It may follow excitement or brain injury.
Symptoms. The onset is usually gradual. The urine is pale; ten to twenty
quarts a day. Thirst, dryness of the mouth and skin. Appetite and general
conditions are usually normal; sometimes there are feebleness and
emaciation. Death usually occurs from some other disease.
Treatment. There is no known cure. Keep the general health in good
condition according to the advice of your family physician.
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