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Thirstiness

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The picture shows results for three topics: difficulty calming down with a score of 78 (Slightly High), tantrums or metldowns with a score of 40 (Typical) and crying with a score of 8 (Low)

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Thirstiness

When parents mention Thirstiness they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargyOften7 mentions
TirednessOften3 mentions
Weight lossOften3 mentions
LethargicOften2 mentions
VomitingOften2 mentions
AnxietySometimes1 mention
DehydrationSometimes1 mention
DepressionSometimes1 mention
DiarrheaSometimes1 mention
Dry skinSometimes1 mention

Characteristics of Thirstiness

How common is Thirstiness?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 39.86% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Thirstiness.

Percentage of kids with Thirstiness by year of age

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This is based on a survey of 552 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Thirstiness “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.

Frequency

OutcomePercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Continuously

7%

39 mentions
Hourly

0%

0 mentions
Daily

32%

188 mentions
Weekly

13%

77 mentions
Monthly

5%

32 mentions
Annually

2%

11 mentions
A Few / Several Times

9%

55 mentions
Once

2%

12 mentions
Never

29%

172 mentions

Severity

SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe

4%

24 mentions
Severe

11%

58 mentions
Moderate

25%

138 mentions
Mild

28%

154 mentions
Not at All

32%

178 mentions

Discussion of Thirstiness

What was your approach to Thirstiness? What were the results?

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