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dry throat and mouth caused by thyroid problems

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
R/o Sjogren's : Do you have joint aches? Back aches? Fevers? Weight loss? Could be many things. If you also have a dry mouth & arthritis, ask your eyemd or md to ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Yes: Interesting collection of symptoms. Instead of worrying about it, call your physician for an appointment for an examination.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Schneider
9 years experience in General Practice
Tension headache: sounds to me like it may be a tension or stress headache. Consult your PvP for a thorough analysis to rule out any other symptoms or to run tests.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lymphadenopathy: 18 yo male with 'diffuse' palpable lymph nodes is most likely self-limited due to a viral infection like flu. Go see a primary doc if don't go away a ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Goldenberg
51 years experience in Dentistry
Dry mouth: I would expect that blocked salivary glands would be the cause of dry mouth better than the other way around. You should see a dentist to evaluate the ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience in Dentistry
Possibly: If you have enough drainage from your sinuses that you find you are breathing thru your mouth, then it may be drying out your mouth.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Complex question: The assumption is that you are allergic to dogs. This is a specific genetic immune reaction in which the dog or its secretions cause an ige mediated ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid: I don't know about inflamed thyroid but hyperthyroidism can cause many symptoms. If you have been so diagnosed you are probably not getting enough an ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Possibly, but a number of conditions can be associated with with this such as sjogrens, hypothyoidism, and other conditions. See your doctor to be fu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid and voice: Hypothyroidism causes thickening of vocal cords and lower pitched voice, and hyperthyroidism to some extent the opposite. The hyperthyroidism can cer ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience in Pathology
See below: The most common cause is herpes if you have or have haad fever blisters then that is what it is if that is not the cause the you should see a physic ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat Clearing: Unless the thyroid is asymmetric or huge, would not cause throat clearing. Chronic fatigue and throat clearing, rule out: acid reflux with reduced sl ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Vasculitis will not unless it is associated with Sjogrens syndrome.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience in Dentistry
Not Directly: Mouth ulcers don't develop due directly to lack of sleep. However, many conditions can arise indirectly when you aren't sleeping well. If you don't sl ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
Dehydration: Yes.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nose humidifies more: Your respiratory system is designed with a natural humidifying organ, your nose. When you do not breathe through it, the air bypasses its humidifier a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are several possible causes. Certain meds can cause a dry mouth. Sjogren's syndrome is also a common cause.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: Many reasons including dehydration, climate, acid reflux and medications.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dry throat: Certainly possible.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Burning tongue: TMJ dysfunction/ pain will not cause burning, sore tongue or a sore throat. If you have an active oral hpv infection, you need to ask your health care ... Read More
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
No: It is something that is being caused from inside youre throat. Thyroid nodules are too far away from your mouth and are not connected with the inside ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vandana Kumra
28 years experience in 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. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes and no: The person to treat thyroid cancer is a head and neck surgeon. If an ENT physician is trained to do radical H&N surgery especially if the lesion ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
GERD: Based on your symptoms, you should be treated with a PPI and see a gastroenterologist for an endoscopic. With your respiratory symptoms, I would be co ... Read More

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