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Mouth (Definition)

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


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I woke up this moron with a swollen lip puffiness under eyes and dry mouth I do hvecouple tooth abcess but i'm on amoxicillin have been for a few days?

I woke up this moron with a swollen lip puffiness under eyes and dry mouth I do hvecouple tooth abcess but i'm on amoxicillin have been for a few days?

Face/lip swelling: Stop Amoxicillin immediately. You may be having an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin (a penicillin) which can sometimes worsen dramatically and cause a anaphylactic reaction. Call you doctor now. But if you start to get trouble breathing, asthma, wheezing, fainting, chest pain, call 911. If you have an antihistamine pill like benedryl, or claritin, (loratadine) or dimetapp, take a dose immediately. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with acute pharyngitis but i don't have a sore throat just dry mouth low grade fever left tonsil is swollen i was give amoxicillin ?

I was diagnosed with acute pharyngitis but i don't have a sore throat just dry mouth low grade fever left tonsil is swollen i was give amoxicillin ?

Pharyngitis: You're really dealing with a technicality of terminology. If your tonsil is inflamed and infected, the tonsil is part of your pharynx or throat. Therefore the diagnosis of pharyngitis is appropriate. I would usually call it tonsillopharyngitis. ...Read more

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Prescribed amoxicillin, clarithromyacin and Prilosec for h pylori. Took first day doses woke up extreme dry mouth and anxiety symptoms. Side Effect?

Prescribed amoxicillin, clarithromyacin and Prilosec for h pylori. Took first day doses woke up extreme dry mouth and anxiety symptoms. Side Effect?

It is anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What are medicine for dry mouth?

What are medicine for dry mouth?

Biotene: Most patients who have dry mouth need to drink plenty of water and are at risk for having extensive dental decay. We often prescribe high concentration fluoride, mipaste, renew or over the counter Fluoride like act. Biotene is a system that has been shown to help people with dry mouth. ...Read more

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What are some causes of dry mouth?

What are some causes of dry mouth?

Dry mouth: Common causes in my practice include anticholinergic side effects of medication, such as antidepressant or antihistamine meds, mouth breathing due to sinus or nasal problems, dehydration from vomiting, diarrhea, and uncontrolled diabetes. It can be caused by autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's syndrome. ...Read more

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What are ways to eliminate dry mouth?

What are ways to eliminate dry mouth?

Depends on the cause: Many medications can cause dry mouth. You may ask your physician or dentist for a saliva substitute and rinse for dry mouth condition. Also drink more clean pure water and keep a bottle with you at all times. Dry mouth can cause rampant tooth decay. ...Read more

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How come I have a really dry mouth today?

How come I have a really dry mouth today?

Dry mouth: There are many conditions associated with dry mouth. It is not a disease, but a symptom of a medical disorder (e.g diabetes) or a side effect of certain medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers, diuretics and many others. It could be a single episode and no further treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Can dry mouth be caused by sinuses?

Can dry mouth be caused by sinuses?

Possibly: If you have significant sinus congestion where you are unable to breathe well through your nose, then you would be a mouth-breather, which will lead to dry mouth. See your internist (md) or otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat md) to evaluate your sinus problem and determine a beneficial solution. ...Read more

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Can postnasal drip cause dry mouth?

Can postnasal drip cause dry mouth?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of dry mouth?

What to do to get rid of dry mouth?

Dry mouth: Dry mouth may have many causes, ranging from a salty meal to, particularly medication causing xerostomia., simple treatment may be helpful 1. Hydrate with plenty of water, 2. Stimulate your own saliva with sugarless hard candy' 3.Alcohol free mouthwashes try biotene products. ...Read more

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Can dry mouth encourage dental problems?

Certainly,,,: Particularly with aging and several medications, dry mouth can occur. The type of bacteria and pattern of decay changes as dry mouth occurs. Furthermore, your sense of taste may change as tastebuds are effected as well. Using adjuncts such as Salivart and abiogenesis are recommended. As well as, fluoride mouth rinses such as Act or Listermint with fluoride. Avoid rinses with an alcohol base as wel ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a dry mouth?

What can I do to get rid of a dry mouth?

See your PCP: There are many causes of dry mouth like side effect of certain medications, certain diseases and infections (diabetes, anemia), nerve damage, just to name a few. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Is a common zymaxid side effect dry mouth?

Is a common zymaxid side effect dry mouth?

Zymaxid side effects: One of the side effects listed is a bad after taste or altered taste, but it's possible you may have dry mouth as well. You should report any side effect to your doctor or the fda. Good luck! ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)

Can be caused by loss of fluids from diarrhea or vomiting that leads to dehydration, or occasionally as a side effect of a medication. ...Read more