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Lack of sleep dry mouth

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 31 years experience
Maybe Both: What patients refer to as canker sores are generally apthous ulcers that are stress related (like too little sleep). However, some patient think it is... Read More
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Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 41 years experience
Both possible: Or it could be unrelated. The cause of canker sores is unknown but stress, like lack of sleep, tends to trigger them... If they continue i would sug... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ruchir Patel
Sleep Medicine 16 years experience
Sleep deprivation: Sleep deprivation is known to be associated with a temporary "weakening" of your immune system. There are certain immune modulators (proteins involved... Read More
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Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: Besides the obvious answer of getting enough sleep and reducing your stress.. I might suggest working with a psychologist to help you deal with stress... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Mouth sores: Best to have that looked at by your doctor for diagnosis & further testing.
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Geriatrics 60 years experience
Sleep: It is not necessarily hiv. Get a specific test for that. The mouth sores are contagious. Get another hobby for awhile.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Sleep is irrelevant: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
A Verified Doctoranswered
34 years experience
Mouth breather: Usually waking with a dry mouth is caused from breathing through the mouth or sleeping with your mouth open. However, some medications can cause dry m... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
? OSA: (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) can be the cause, you may need sleep medicine evaluation, but start with your primary doctor, also try to reduce weight if y... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Synanswered
Dentistry 40 years experience
Mouth Breathing: Some patients with sleep apnea who snore or breath through there mouth will dry their mouths out at night. A hydrated mouth is less susceptible to d... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Tension that builds: up in the back of the head or the neck could be related to either of those issues. To address stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don'... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Head injury?: Easy to tell if your symptoms coincide with injury u had, otherwise, sleep deprivation.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Warren
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Sjogren's: A dry mouth like you describe can happen for several reasons. The most common is due to medications - diuretics, antihistamines and blood pressure med... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Stress: Heavy emotional stress and lack of sleep give you those sensation. Get 8 hours of sleep, drink water but not caffeinated drinks like coffee or soda wh... Read More
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