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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Need evaluation as soon as possible mean while could drink lots of fluid.
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Dehydration may cause this. It could also be depression as that is a common set of symptoms in depressed patients.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Meds: Could be the medications but also could be the cause of the headaches. See neurologist if you haven't. Sometimes can be partial seizure related. I ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need Consultation: Talk to your physician as this is a symptom of some systemic problems your doctor needs to treat you for.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Biotene products.: Dry mouth is a common problem due to the many medications people take that cause this problem. A company named biotene has several products that are u ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It's not a common : Side effect but it still possible. Perhaps you're taking other meds causing dry mouth. http://www.medschat.com/topics/side-effects-of-co ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
The most common: The most common reason for mouth dryness at night is mouth breathing. See an ENT.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold McKelvey
35 years experience Dentistry
Dry patch in mouth.: Any part of your mouth that is not moist is a concern. It could be as simple as a food allergy or as serious as oral cancer. Although oral cancer is r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Autoimmune disease : I hope you have autoimmune disease ,Please get your self checked by PCP
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: I am not sure where the patches are - in the mouth or on the skin? Either, or - they need to be looked at first until treatment can be initiated.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Nazir
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Mouth dryness: Some medications cause mouth dryness as a side effect. Discuss with your provider. If fluid intake is not prohibited, keep yourself hydrated. Certain ... Read More
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