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Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Dry mouth all day for 4 weeks. What else could it be?

Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Dry mouth all day for 4 weeks. What else could it be?

Yes but we need data: We will need more data because dryness can occur for other reasons. Since you have an autoimmune disease Hashimotos, there are other autoimmune diseases that can be present with Hashimotos and cause dryness like Sjogren's syndrome. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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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Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Not a mouth breather, and use a humidified cpap, with chin strap. I'm not taking any new meds.

Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Not a mouth breather, and use a humidified cpap, with chin strap. I'm not taking any new meds.

CPAP: CPAP machine frequently cause dry mouths. Talk with your CPAP vendor about this and they may be able to find a different mask for you.
Acid reflusx is common in sleep apnea patients. Talk toyour doctor about the best teatment for this. Weight loss will help both your acid reflux and your sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cuz dry mouth at night? I get to point where I can't swallow which is scary n have to drink heaps n causes anxiety attacks

Can acid reflux cuz dry mouth at night? I get to point where I can't swallow which is scary n have to drink heaps n causes anxiety attacks

Could be: And then again could be due to some others medications being taken or some other underlying condition. If no other meds consider a visit to your physician and then your dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dry mouth, bloating, anxiety worse, acid reflux, and irritable. Can these be caused by pms?

Dry mouth, bloating, anxiety worse, acid reflux, and irritable. Can these be caused by pms?

PMS: I understand your concern.
PMS can cause anxiety, irritability and bloating.
Anxiety can cause acid reflux.
The symptoms usually go away after you start menstruation
At age 24, stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, work and finances can cause irritability, anxiety and acid reflux
See Gynecologist for diagnosis
Use Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Tai Chi, Yoga, Meditation ...Read more

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Hi I keep waking up with a dry mouth and headache and body aches but my roommate says I'm not snoring. I have acid reflux but antacids don't work! ?

Hi I keep waking up with a dry mouth and headache and body aches but my roommate says I'm not snoring. I have acid reflux but antacids don't work! ?

Talk to sleep doctor: Those symptoms may indicate some type of sleep disordered breathing such as apnea or upper airway resistance syndrome. A consult with a sleep physician would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause dry tongue and bitterness?

Does acid reflux cause dry tongue and bitterness?

Possible: Acid reflux can cause a bad taste, sore throat. I am not sure what you mean by a dry tongue.
I hope you are being treated for acid reflux. The acids can badly erode your teeth.
Acid reflux can be caused by sleep apnea. So
if you are tired all the time, snore, gasp for breath while sleeping, are overweight, . ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause sores in the mouth?

Can acid reflux cause sores in the mouth?

Yes: Reflux that comes up as far as the mouth can cause ulcers. This would occur most commonly at night while lying flat which makes it easier for the acid to travel up the esophagus. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause excess saliva in the mouth?

Can acid reflux cause excess saliva in the mouth?

Excess salivation: Yes, acid reflux can make you feel nauseated, which causes some people to salivate. This is also referred to as water brash. Water brash frequently precedes vomiting. ...Read more

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Can a ulcer and acid reflux cause a metallic taste in mouth?

Possibly: If you have both of these problems, you should be seeking treatment as the combination could have dire consequences. ...Read more

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Can little dust cause chest tightness? The weather was cold though & I feel sour taste in my mouth. Acid reflux causes it? How to relieve symptoms?

Can little dust cause chest tightness? The weather was cold though & I feel sour taste in my mouth. Acid reflux causes it? How to relieve symptoms?

Maybe two things: Dust can cause chest tightness in someone with asthma. Cold can also trigger asthma. The sour taste may indicate reflux all the way to the mouth. Reflux also can cause chest pain or pain between the shoulder blades. Reflux can trigger asthma symptoms. First get help from a doc separating the issues. For reflux start an antacid and avoid heavy greasy food and late dinner. There are surgical options ...Read more

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What is the cause of the mouth filling up with saliva for hours on end? Like an overproduction of saliva? No vomiting/nausea/acid reflux

What is the cause of the mouth filling up with saliva for hours on end? Like an overproduction of saliva? No vomiting/nausea/acid reflux

Saliva: Overproduction of saliva can be due to many issue: sensory stimulation of food, reflex salivation from a nerve issue/tumor/inflammatory condition, diet related issues. How much do you weigh & do you also have sweaty palms/soles? Consult with us to help you. ...Read more

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Could the metallic taste in my mouth and burning feeling in my throat be caused by acid reflux?

Perhaps: Could also be caused from other medications. Galvanic reactions from dental restorations. Best to see an internist and dentist (if new dental work performed). ...Read more

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I have bruxism pretty bad. Ear pain sore gums etc. Can bruxism cause acid reflux? Will my mouth gard help my symptoms soon?

I have bruxism pretty bad. Ear pain sore gums etc. Can bruxism cause acid reflux? Will my mouth gard help my symptoms soon?

SB and GERD: New research has linked SB and GERD. Sleep bruxism (SB) is prevalent in GERD patients, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is highly associated with SB. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux or GERD cause white coating on tongue?

Many causes: Yes acid reflux can cause a white tongue but it as also accompanied by other symptoms like heartburn. white tongue can be cause also by medications, mouth bacteria or yeast and bad oral hygiene. ...Read more

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Can major anxiety cause your tongue to feel swollen along with hypothyroid and also I have awful acid reflux?

Can major anxiety cause your tongue to feel swollen along with hypothyroid and also I have awful acid reflux?

The whole 9 yards: I am afraid secondary to your anxiety, you're mixing up everything in one pot. Swollen tongue, hypothyroidism, and acid reflux are all separate entities and are not related to your anxiety. ...Read more

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Can geographic tongue cause acid reflux?

Can geographic tongue cause acid reflux?

No: A geographic tongue does not cause acid reflux from the stomach. A geographic tongue is probably not capable of causing stomach symptoms... but that doesn't mean a person can't have stomach symptoms and have a geographic tongue at the same time. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause tongue to burn and bumps to form on the base?

Can acid reflux cause tongue to burn and bumps to form on the base?

Possibly: Acid reflex has many oral ramifications. Your tongue burning can be a result of the irritation to the surface and papillae (taste buds). They can swell or overgrow, change colors, become painful, etc. It cause dental caries and breakdown of fillings. Your susceptiblity to cancer is higher, too. Check it out with your dentist. ...Read more

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Is it usually just the posterior sides of teeth that are affected by acid reflux or both? Could one episode of reflux cause noticeable wear?

No: You would have to have very prolonged exposure to acid reflux or a purging disorder to cause dental issues. All tooth surfaces could be effected. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause tingling /heat feeling in the head? And dizziness? + a little weight loss? If no what could it be?

Can acid reflux cause tingling /heat feeling in the head? And dizziness? + a little weight loss? If no what could it be?

Re-evaluate: Tingling, heat, and dizziness are all possible symptoms of low blood sugar and low blood pressure. Aldactone (spironolactone) that you are using as an anti-andorgen could be contributing to these symptoms. Eating 6 equal small meals, staying hydrated, movement through the day, and a good night sleep might help. ...Read more

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What could be causing my tongue, gums, and bottom lip to burn? Could acid reflux cause this?

What could be causing my tongue, gums, and bottom lip to burn? Could acid reflux cause this?

Infections/allergy?: acid reflux shouldn't cause your tongue or gums to hurt or burn, but gingivitis from bad oral hygiene, or allergies from certain meds or foods can cause that burn.
Maintain good oral hygiene through flossing brushing and the use of mouth rinses, control the acid reflux through the proper meds and food restrictions, and see if the condition improves.. ...Read more

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4 yr old has had chronic cough for 12wks+.Has been diagnosed & is treated for acid reflux & asthma. Also diagnose w/ lrg tonsils/adenoids. Cause 4cough?

All of those: Cough is a symptom of "something" and in a 4 year old, things such as acid reflux, asthma, nasal allergies, and chronic infection (chronic tonsillitis for example) can cause this. Treatments for each are different and often, these things can occur together. If the treatments for reflux, asthma, and allergies are not working, you should see an ENT to get an opinion about the tonsils and. Adenoids. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux sometimes when I get a cough or brush my teeth I start gaging like im gonna throw up sometimes do alittle what is the cause of this?

I have acid reflux sometimes when I get a cough or brush my teeth I start gaging like im gonna throw up sometimes do alittle what is the cause of this?

More sensitive: The acidity of the acid reflux and just possibly a hyperactive gag reflex may be creating your problems. Sometimes it is good to swish your mouth with very cold water or a strong mouth rinse prior to brushing, especially when brushing your tongue. Trial and error and try not to think about it when doing it. ...Read more

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What causes a yellow tongue? I have acid reflux & heartburn. What self help cdn get rid of the yellow tongue please apart from oral brushing etc.

What causes a yellow tongue? I have acid reflux & heartburn. What self help cdn get rid of the yellow tongue please apart from oral brushing etc.

Most likely dryness.: Common causes: mouth dryness & enlarged tongue papillae allowing bacteria to produce discoloration. Smoking, medications (anti-histamines & antidepressants), & caffeine-containing beverages, may contribute to dryness. Maintain good hydration & eliminate dryness contributers if possible. Although usually benign consult your physician if jaundice occurs. ...Read more

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Wat causes enlarged adenoids &tonsils in child? Doc said tonsils grade at 2 & adenoids are very large & to see allergist. Has asthma and acid reflux

Wat causes enlarged adenoids &tonsils in child? Doc said tonsils grade at 2 & adenoids are very large & to see allergist. Has asthma and acid reflux

Drainage: Drainage and infection cause tonsil enlargement. Adenoids too. Little ones have small sinuses and tend to have constant drainage which causes tonsillar hypertrophy. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more