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A 49-year-old male asked:

Dry mouth in am (i sleep with my mouth open), throat clicks when i swallow until i drink water. what part of throat causes this & why hydration helps?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Mouth breathing: Chronic mouth breathing can not only affect your quality of life, but also your life causing major health problems. Nose breathing is very important. Clicks could come from Thyroid, larynx or TMJ. See ENT for evaluation laryngoscopy and cause for the mouth breathing.
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