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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 have a dry mouth sometimes and I breakout with an itch whenever I go on runs and when I sweat. I have to take an antiihistamine before I run.?

I have a dry mouth sometimes and I breakout  with an itch whenever I go on runs and when I sweat. I have to take an antiihistamine before I run.?

Itching: See your physician to rule out various things. It may involve blood work. My wife has a similar problem as was diagnosed as idiopathic urticaria. Big word for unknown itching. Antihistamines will help, they also will give you a dry mouth. Take extra care of your teeth as xerostomia(dry mouth) makes you vulnerable to tooth decay. Fluoride rinses and brushing after meals ideal. Limit sports drinks. ...Read more

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Saw ENT had scope, found nothing. I have dry roof of mouth, trouble swallowing, choking. Stopped antihistamines, hydrated, tried everything! help!

Saw ENT had scope, found nothing. I have dry roof of mouth, trouble swallowing, choking. Stopped antihistamines, hydrated, tried everything! help!

See an oral surgeon : Dry mouth can be a result of many causes such as certain medications, salivary gland flow problems or obligate mouth breathing (nasal obstruction). See an oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...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?

Biotene: Unfortunately you cannot eliminate dry mouth unless you eliminate the reason for it. It often is due to medication. The next best thing is to use an artificial saliva such as biotene and its associated products. ...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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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)

A dry mouth 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


Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more