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Dr. Jason Ramirez
21 years experience Family Medicine
Mouth breather?: I would suspect you sleep with your mouth open. when we sleep we all produce less saliva but mouth breathing "drys out" the mouth more. If you snore ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. K Bigelow
Dr. K Bigelow answered
35 years experience Dentistry
Mouth breathing: While sleeping the salivary glands shut down causing dry mouth. Breathing through your mouth can cause an even dryer mouth. If you are conjested, then ... Read More
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Dr. Marguerite Myers
44 years experience Dentistry
Medications & more: Many medications can lead to dry mouths. These include diuretics, antihistamines, heart meds, and others. Also mouth breathing & snoring can cause dry ... Read More
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A 45-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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Need evaluation: You should be evaluated for possible gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or sleep apnea. Besides being potentially serious conditions, this could b ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mouth-breathing?: You likely have nasal obstruction as well and mouth-breathing while asleep can give you dry mouth. Consult your doctor to see if you have nasal probl ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Sleep consult: Healthtap offers virtual consultations. A sleep consult may be available. Prepare a video of your sleep pattern for your physician. Discuss ruling out ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Sleep evaluation : Avoid bright light, loud sound before bedtime. Drink warm milk and shower pre bedtime. Avoid smoke, dust, mold and rinse nasal passages with saline. N ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Maybe: You may have swollen adenoids and an over the counter nasal steroid spray may be tried for two to six weeks. Nasal saline rinse the nostrils prior to ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Nasal congestion?: You probably have chronic rhinitis that causes nasal congestion. You are probably a chronic mouth breather hence the dry mouth in the morning. Yo7 nee ... Read More

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