A 39-year-old member asked:
Why won't my dry mouth go away after drinking a lot of water?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Need more info: You should talk to your doctor. It may simply be the hormone changes of pregnancy but you want to make sure it is not diabetes.
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Dentistry 22 years experience
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Dentistry 40 years experience
See dds: Your not getting to the source of the problem, maybe you have sjogrens disease, ( dry mouth).
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North Adams, MA
A 18-year-old female asked:
What are causes of dry mouth and thick mucus? I drink a lot of water and I am not on meds, what could be the issue?
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Dentistry 47 years experience
Occluded airway: Dry mouth not related to maintenance medicine use, maybe a sign of an altered airway causing one to breathe through their mouth almost all the time.
Have your dds/dmd check your bite. Some bites are predictors of a limited airway. Then see an ENT for an air way evaluation.
Loud snoring during sleep , awaking to your own snoring are tips of this. Many dds/dmd now treat sleep disorders.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Why would i get a dry mouth after drinking lots of water?
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Not sure: Dry mouth could be attributed to a number of different things. Systemic problem or medication comes to mine. I would seek care from a doctor to see if there is any issues that you need to be concerned with. Good luck.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
I drink a lot of water so why is my mouth so dry?
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General Surgery 32 years experience
Dry mouth: Water will temporarily moisten your mouth. Okay to ask your dentist about causes of dry mouth. You may benefit from mouth rinses that also moisturize. There are several rheumatologic disorders that have dry mouth as a symptom, so okay to check in with your doc as well. Good luck.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Why do I have a dry mouth even after i've consumed a lot of water?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 16 years experience
Different situations: Dry mouth can be observed in patients taking certain medications, and also patients that have received radiation therapy on head and neck among other situations or affections in the salivary glands..
The best way to determine if there is a real reduction in the production of saliva is to do a proper measurement.
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Last updated Nov 22, 2018
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