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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience 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

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
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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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ruchir Patel
13 years experience Sleep Medicine
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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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Mouth sores: Best to have that looked at by your doctor for diagnosis & further testing.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience Dentistry
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
OSA: One of the most common causes of dry mouth during sleep is obstructive sleep apnea (osa). It is best to consult a sleep medicine specialist if you not ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? 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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Head injury?: Easy to tell if your symptoms coincide with injury u had, otherwise, sleep deprivation.

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