A 23-year-old female asked:
Does low iron anemia contribute to constipation and cause dry mouth? once fixed by surgery, will more saliva and deficating occur? 23year old female
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See details: What issue gets 'fixed' by surgery? Iron deficiency is not related to either issue although the problem that causes the iron deficiency may also cause constipation.
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Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: Low iron does not cause dry mouth or costipation. The cause of both problems may or may not be related. And I know of no surgical cause for either problem. Please see both a Dentist and a Physician to begin the diagnostic process. You have some testing in your future.
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Last updated Mar 20, 2019
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