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Greenwood, Indiana
A 28-year-old male asked:

I have had excessive dry mouth and white patches on the side of my tongue for almost a week now. what do i do.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your PCP: There are many causes of dry mouth (xerostomia) including: mouth breathing, OSA, certain medications, smoking and systemic illnesses (diabetes). Some causes are easily correctable, others are more difficult to treat. Taking good history may be helpful to find the cause and can be of significant value when treating dry mouth symptoms.

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Last updated Aug 26, 2018

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