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Can Sleeping With Your Mouth Open Cause A Dry Crusting Throat
Dry throat: Certainly possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
If you wear a nose tube with oxygen when asleep, could this cause dry or sore throat? Can it cause dry mouth?
Yes, yes on both: Usually there is a water moisturizer along with the oxygen in the machine that you can turn on. If there isn't, ask for one that does. You do not want dry mouth because this condition can cause rampant tooth decay. Some medications will cause dry mouth. If this happens, ask your physician or dentist to prescribe biotene mouth rinse and saliva replacement. You must meticulously clean your teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can sleeping with your mouth open cause whiteness in your mouth and on the back of your throat an dryness in your mouth a lot ? Thanks.
Sure: But everybody sleeps at least part of the night with the mouth open--that's why your body shuts down saliva flow while sleeping. The "whiteness" can be from mediations, bacterial/fungal infection, or dehydration. Before bed: floss and brush your teeth, use a tongue scraper and rinse with an anti-microbial rinse like listerine. Check with dentist if not gone in two weeks or symptoms develop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I recommend the following brief article with recommendations that are practical :how to stop sleeping with your mouth open | ehow www.Ehow.Com/how_7646199_stop-sleeping-mouth-open.Html sleeping with your mouth open can contribute to multiple problems. ...Read more
Nose humidifies more: Your respiratory system is designed with a natural humidifying organ, your nose. When you do not breathe through it, the air bypasses its humidifier and reaches the throat and lungs still dry. When you do breathe through your nose, the air is 100% humidified by the time it reaches those places. Your nasal membranes secrete about a quart of fluid a day, much of it water vapor reabsorbed in the lung. ...Read more
Velocity of air: When you mouth is open wide, the velocity of the air exhaled, which is humid, is not enough to cause evaporation and so your mouth stays warm. When you purse your lips, the air velocity is high and the water on your mouth and lips evaporates which cools down the tissue. ...Read more
Probably not: Allergy to dog hair, or secretions result from a genetic, immunologic disease in which the animal secretions react with a substance (ige) in your blood or mucous membrane that results in an allergic reaction. The usual symptoms result from a release of a substance called histamine and most commonly result in sneezing, watery nasal secretions and itchy eyes. Dryness is not a common symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have problem with extreme mouth dryness using bipap with humidity to the point of lips and mouth peeling. Any suggestions?
Lip balm or change: Most of my patients are intolerant to the CPAP and we have converted them to the use of a mas (mandibular advancement splint). I use one personally--have for 7 years.See your sleep doc to verify correct functioning of your bipap, or seek a consultation with a trained sleep dentist. You can find one at: www.Aadsm.Org. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can chronic dry nasal passages along with sores and scabs inside the nose lead to infection in the bronchial area accompanied by cough?
Dry throat : It may seem obvious, but moisturize your mouth and throat by drinking plenty of fluids. Biotene products are helpful over-the-counter products and there are a variety of things that can be used for dry mouth and dry throat. An important question is why are you mouth breathing? Is there a nasal congestion or nasal obstructive problem? You may want to see an ENT doctor to evaluate your airway. ...Read more
Is dry mouth dry nose and dry throat and that you bleed smaller a symptom of sporadic fatal insomnia or fatal familia insomnia?
Familial insomnia: The symptoms you list have no relation to insomnia. You can learn more about ffi , a very rare, familial disease at this site: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fatal_familial_insomnia insomnia is very common. If you have it, see a sleep disorders doctor to help figure out what the cause is for you. There are many causes. It is very treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm with cold with severe transparent cough, only this symptom, If my saliva or nose secretion enter In contact with my eye, can I develop Pink Eye?
Usually okay: Other than some dryness of the mouth, sleeping with mouth open is usually not a cause for worry. If anything it makes it more likely for better airflow during sleep. As long as you are generally sleeping through the night and feeling well rested in general, it sounds like sleep is going well. ...Read more
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