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Bellevue, NE
A 45-year-old female asked:

I feel as if my mouth is alway dry and i'm constantly drinking water all day and still feeling dry & thirsty? i am not diabetic- i've been tested.

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Dr. James Long
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Dry mouth: Many medications can cause dry mouth. Even many over the counter meds can do this. If you are not peeing excessively, it may just be xerostomia (dry m). Anxiety and your emotional state can do this. Try some lemon in your water. It stimulates the salivary glands which is why most have dry mouth - due to inactivity of the salivary glands. See a doctor for tests.
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