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Symptoms of Hyperosmolality
The following features are indicative of Hyperosmolality:
high blood sugar
increased frequency of urination
rapid pulse rate
shortness of breath
It is possible that Hyperosmolality shows no physical symptoms and still is present in a patient.
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Common Causes of Hyperosmolality
The following are the most common causes of Hyperosmolality:
increase in blood glucose level
Risk Factors for Hyperosmolality
The following factors may increase the likelihood of Hyperosmolality:
common in age older than 65 years
intake of certain medication such as corticosteroids
individuals taking diuretics
intake of phenytoin
having type 2 diabetes
Prevention of Hyperosmolality
Yes, it may be possible to prevent Hyperosmolality. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
regular checkup of blood sugar level
drink plenty of drinks
eat nutritious meals
maintain blood sugar levels
Occurrence of Hyperosmolality
Hyperosmolality can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Hyperosmolality
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Hyperosmolality:
Blood test: To measure the blood sugar level
Urine test: To check the infection or kidney function
Complications of Hyperosmolality if untreated
Yes, Hyperosmolality causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Hyperosmolality is left untreated:
can be fatal
Self-care for Hyperosmolality
The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Hyperosmolality:
Drink plenty of liquid: Helps to prevent hyperosmolality
Eat nutritious meal: Helps in the management of diabetes
do exercise regularly: To maintain good health
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This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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