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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Cracks/blisters: Make sure you haven't got into the habit of constantly licking your lips. Sometimes things as simple as petroleum jelly applied to the corner of ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vandana Kumra
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many causes: If the dryness is new, it may be dehydration, a medication side effect, or part of an infection. If it lasts longer, work-up would consider the above ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Oral Thrush?: It could be a fungal infection (Candidiasis) or a host of other things. See your dentist to find out.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Causes and tips: There are causes for dry mouth like medications, systemic diseases and radiation treatment to the head. Usually the white coating is plaque and can b ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dry mouth: Probable chronic mouth breathing at bedtime. Can brush tongue with baking soda and Electric toothbrush. See ENT about nasal airway, allergies
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Vezza
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Keep hydrated: If dry tongue persists after stopping beta alanine, there could be another cause. Blood tests could help with diagnosis and treatment. generally avo ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sore, dry mouth: Tongue sores and dry mouth may be due to many causes. See your MD for assessment.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Some thoughts below: Dry mouth can result from using some of the medicines. This is often the case after taking anticholinergic drugs such as antihistamines, like Benadryl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Angioedema?: Could be angioedema which may be hereditary, acquired or even related to medications particularly angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors such as lis ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Dry mouth; bumps: There are numerous causes of dry mouth: mouth breathing, medications, congestion, blocked nasal passages, etc. The bumps are probably normal anatomy, ... Read More
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