A 39-year-old member asked:
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is dry mouth a symptom of diabetes?

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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possibly.: Dry mouth can be caused by many things, but diabetes that is uncontolled certainly has dry mouth as one of its symptoms.
Answered on Jan 15, 2013
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Certainly possible: Especially if associated with frequent urination, hunger, increased thirst.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Possible: Dry mouth can occur in poorly controlled diabetes. The are also several other causes so see a doctor to find out why your mouth is dry. See your dentist to protect your teeth from dry mouth.
Answered on Sep 21, 2017

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