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Can drinking excessive alcohol cause mouth sores?

Can drinking excessive alcohol cause mouth sores?

No: No direct cause. However alcoholics are often deficient in essential minerals and vitins which can then lead to doers in theough or tongue. ...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 stress and smoking and also not eating and drinking cause mouth sores.

Can stress and smoking and also not eating and drinking cause mouth sores.

Mouth or lip: Sores may be indication of a viral infection. Stress and not eating or taking care of yourself can certainly put you at risk for viral illnesses/infections ...Read more

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Have been having numbness in bottom lip fir a few days. I really feel eat after I drink or eat. What is the cause? I have mo cold sores.

Have been having numbness in bottom lip fir a few days. I really feel eat after I drink or eat. What is the cause? I have mo cold sores.

Salivary gland stone: Is the only valid explanation to your symptom, pressure build inside your sublingual salivary gland that it's duct is blocked by a stone, that in turn press on nerve endings causes the symptoms.
I would have it checked by your dentist, ct scan or ultrasound may be required. . ...Read more

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Why the cause of a dry mouth despite drinking plenty?

Why the cause of a dry mouth despite drinking plenty?

Many causes....: Various medications that people take may have dry mouth as a side effect. Occasionally, stress may cause dry mouth (think how stressful it can be fo someone to be onstage and talk to a large audience, instantly dry mouth)
see your dentist or physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Not directly: Since the alcohol would go away in hours not days. BUT alcohol can be associated with many changes:
changes in gut motility/reflux which can lead to bad teeth, food going the wrong way and setting up for infection anywhere in the respiratory tract or gut irritation. ...Read more

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What causes very dry mouth? Feels like I need to keep drinking. Even after drinking my mouth feel dry still. .

What causes very dry mouth? Feels like I need to keep drinking. Even after drinking my mouth feel dry still. .

Dry mouth: Many medications will cause dry mouth. So will mouth breathing and the dry winter air. Dry mouth can be responsible for tooth decay so it is good that ou are drinking lots of water. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol. Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum can help stimulate salvia. Use biotene products. Have regular dental care. ...Read more

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Recently I've been having the back of my mouth so dry. I do leave the fan on at night, can that be the cause or am I not drinking enough water?

Recently I've been having the back of my mouth so dry. I do leave the fan on at night, can that be the cause or am I not drinking enough water?

Dry mouth: If the dry mouth is occurring at night, one of the common causes is allergy with nasal obstruction/congestion, which forcs you to breathe through your mouth while asleep (you are not aware of this), which leads to very, very dry mouth in the morning. Sleeping in a non-humidified room can also do it. ...Read more

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The past couple of months I've been waking up with a severely dry mouth. I drink lots of water throughout the day... what could cause this?

The past couple of months I've been waking up with a severely dry mouth. I drink lots of water throughout the day... what could cause this?

Many possibilities: Changes in diet, medication, humidity in your bedroom, airway obstruction, weight gain, insufficient hydration, maturational changes, etc. See your GP. Referral to ENT Specialist, Internist, and/or Pulmonologist may be required for differential diagnosis and treatment planning. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much herbal tea cause dry mouth?

Can drinking too much herbal tea cause dry mouth?

Possibly: Certain types of teas have an astringent affect when made strong that can cause drying of the oral tissues and saliva reduction. ...Read more

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Does amox tr-k cause dry mouth? I drink plenty of water and my mouth still feels sticky and dry

Does amox tr-k cause dry mouth? I drink plenty of water and my mouth still feels sticky and dry

Yes it may: Changes in taste; dry mouth; headache; indigestion; mild diarrhea just a few side effects induced by amox tr-k. If concerned call your treating physician for medication adjustment. Keep drinking fluids in the meantime. ...Read more

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I have two white sores in my mouth after getting strep what are they? I gave it to my mom after drinking her drink

I have two white sores in my mouth after getting strep what are they? I gave it to my mom after drinking her drink

Canker sores: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. The cause is unknown. Topical medications OTC applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can relieve pain or inflammation. Rec.: if not comfortable see a dentist for soft tissue laser treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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I've been extremely thirsty when I wake up. My mouth is dry and I usually immediately drink a 24oz water bottle. Is this a cause for concern?

Not at all: As long as you have no other symptoms and you feel alright all day lonand have no coexisting medical condition I will not be concerned ...Read more

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My tongue lips and mouth feel like they're burning, and I can't really taste anything I eat or drink very well. Any ideas what could cause this?

My tongue lips and mouth feel like they're burning, and I can't really taste anything I eat or drink very well. Any ideas what could cause this?

Burning mouth?: Hard to know without examining you and learning more. There is a condition known as burning mouth syndrome. Irritants such as certain (especially spicy) foods, hygiene product (mouthwash? or dental implants can exacerbate) Infection (yeast), autoimmune disorders, vitamin deficiency, hormone changes (greater incidence with menopause) and medication side effects are also suspects. ...Read more

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What would cause asprin taste in mouth that worsens later in the day and worsens when drinking apple juice and eating food?

What would cause asprin taste in mouth that worsens later in the day and worsens when drinking apple juice and eating food?

Acid: Aspirin's chemical name is acetylsalicylic acid and, if you were to put one in your mouth, it would have a tart or acidic tang to it. The stomach is highly acidic. If stomach acid backs up into your esophagus and throat, you would sense the acidity. This condition, gastro-esophageal reflux, could cause the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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Been feeling sensitive in upper mouth area around teeth when I drink water. I had cavities filled there months ago. Any cause?

Been feeling sensitive in upper mouth area around teeth when I drink water. I had cavities filled there months ago. Any cause?

Recurrent Decay: It is possible that you could have more decay around the fillings that were placed a few months back. Additionally, it is possible that one or more of the fillings has loosened allowing leakage and sensitivity. Get back to your dentist for an evaluation. Remember that fillings don't last forever! ...Read more

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I have chronic dry mouth and bad breath. No dental problems and no medication. No smoke or drink. Causes? Who should I see for help? Gland problems?

I have chronic dry mouth and bad breath. No dental problems and no medication. No smoke or drink. Causes? Who should I see for help? Gland problems?

Might be: Chronic dry mouth can be of neurological or endocrine (glandular) origin. It could lead to breath issues as well. If you aren't taking any meds, many of which have this as a side effect, a visit to your primary care provider could be helpful to figure out the dry mouth. One thing that can help bad breath for many is to add brushing the top of your tongue to your oral hygiene regimen. ...Read more

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My mom is undergoing chemotherapy. Currently she has serious mouth sores due to side effect, can't even drink properly. How to reduce this side effect?

My mom is undergoing chemotherapy. Currently she has serious mouth sores due to side effect, can't even drink properly. How to reduce this side effect?

Mouth sores: Getting mouth sores during chemotherapy is not an uncommon responce. It is not only a painful situation during a stressful time but can affect your general health and healing capacity. Difficulty eating and drinking can weaken your mother. I would suggest you talk to your md or dentist for a numbing rinse. Food may not taste good but nourishing. A rinse with benedryl, xylocaine (lidocaine) and kaopectate. ...Read more

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If alcohol drinking leads to oral cancer, then does this mean that using mouth wash also may cause cancer?

If alcohol drinking leads to oral cancer, then does this mean that using mouth wash also may cause cancer?

Good question: Alcohol, by itself, is not nearly as strong a risk factor for oral cancer as alcohol and smoking. Inflammation of the oral cavity can increase the risk of oral cancer. Most alcohol based mouth rinses are formulated not to irritate and therefore have significantly less of a carcinogenic effect. ...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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What causes metallic taste in your mouth. And causes a upset stomach? No matter what I eat or drink I can not taste it.

What causes metallic taste in your mouth. And causes a upset stomach? No matter what I eat or drink I can not taste it.

Metallic taste: There are a multitude of possibilities: diet, smoking, untreated decay, fractured fillings, gum infections, acid reflux, medications, systemic disease, etc. There is no one answer.
Talk to your physician and dentist. This is a problem that may be corrected or may remain indefinitely. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of burning in my mouth, throat and chest? It feels like I gulped down a hot drink and has been going on for two days

What are some possible causes of burning in my mouth, throat and chest? It feels like I gulped down a hot drink and has been going on for two days

Burning: There are multiple possibilities, including acid reflux. You need a clinical examination to make an accurate diagnosis.
See your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Can hsv2 cause a red rash that scabs over with white dry crusted scab, get it around the corner of my mouth and worse while drinking alcoholic drinks?

Can hsv2 cause a red rash that scabs over with white dry crusted scab, get it around the corner of my mouth and worse while drinking alcoholic drinks?

Possibly: If so, and it recurs, it would probably either heal quickly or get re-infected over and over. The only way to really know is a culture early in the process as it may be free of active virus very quickly. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause dry mouth? I wake up with dry mouth then goes away after drink water. I always swallowing thin mucus that won't come up. Can t

Mouth-breathing?: You likely have nasal obstruction as well and mouth-breathing while asleep can give you dry mouth. Consult your doctor to see if you have nasal problem and then observe whether reducing the nasal obstruction leads to improvement in your dry mouth. Dry mouth may also be caused by inflamed salivary glands presumably from an autoimmune process. ...Read more

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Dry mouth/chapped lips and dizziness. How can they be related and a cause? Drink water so not dehydrated.

Dry mouth/chapped lips and dizziness. How can they be related and a cause? Drink water so not dehydrated.

Anxiety and Stress: Based on the information provided, I would suspect anxiety. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment options or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Could IBS cause me to feel dehydrated? Even though I drink a lot of water I feel thirsty and have dry mouth

Could IBS cause me to feel dehydrated? Even though I drink a lot of water I feel thirsty and have dry mouth

Not usually: Unless your ibs is associated with frequent loose movements which in turn can lead to dehydration. There could be another problem leading to persistent dehydration and your physician should be consulted and blood work should be obtained. ...Read more

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Throat, mouth so dry. I do leave the fan on at night, can that be the cause or am I not drinking enough water? I do have a history of post nasal drip

Mouth breathing: Mouth breathing can dry out your mouth, airway i. A dry environment. Illicit drugs, alcohol, many medications, and some medical conditions can lead to extreme dry mouth. Dehydration can cause you to be parched each morning, but not knowing what you drink or don't drink, I can not say if it is not enough. Do think about how much alcohol you are drinking, as that is a common problem at 24. ...Read more