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Constant Dry Mouth And No Other Symptoms What Are The Possible Causes
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
Mouth to stomach: Mouth: oral cavity is laden with bacteria, gums, ideep crypts of tongue and tonsils (mostly lymph tissue). Human bite is the dirtiest bite in animal kingdom, because we dont take care of properly. Softly brush all the teeth, gums and tongue (yes, tongue), twice daily, mouth wash/gargle. Acid reflux from stomach also a cause. Eat food slowly and relaxed, chew well, drink water, perhaps antacid rx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which STD's are likely to cause Meatitis but show no other symptoms? The "lips" of my penis are red and inflamed. NO pain, lesions or other symtoms
Hard to say: If you have unprotected sex you can get an STD and one that has no symptoms at all at first! A few can do this. However, a red meatus can also be due to contact irritation from soaps, bodycare products inc. lubricants. Use unscented soaps and detergents. Avoid fabric softeners, lotions and sprays in that area. But!!! Get checked for an STD since it appears you have not been using protection. ...Read more
What are the potential causes of a headache that gets worse after coughing? Are all the causes serious?
Headache after cough: A headache after or associated with cough is most likely a primary cough headache and will resolve as the cough or cold resolves. Secondary cough headaches in the back of the head that are persistent include association with cervical spine pathology or Chiari malformation which also presents with dizziness, imbalance, or visual problems. Persistent headaches deserve further investigation/imaging. ...Read more
Other possibilities-: Other causes include many medications, mouth breathing, dehydration, overuse of mouth rinses that contain alcohol, hiv/aids, alzheimer's disease, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension, parkinson's disease, stroke, and mumps and nerve damage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure, inner ear infection, TMJ dysfunction, clenching and bruxism, instability of the muscles of the neck even consistently favoring one side of the mouth to chew hard foods like nuts. Check with your physician, physical therapist, dentist and myofacial pain specialist, internist or endocrinologist ...Read more
Virus and Stress: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) may be caused by a virus that stays inactive in your body until you are stressed or experience illness such as a cold. In addition, it could be caused by a vitamin B12 or vitamin d deficiency. Take a multi-vitamin everyday, spend some time in the sun, and find ways decrease stress. Your dentist or doctor can also prescribe an antiviral. ...Read more
Can excessive thirst and urinating be a sign of hypererthyroidism? What are the other symptoms and what is the cure?
I have neck pain and my throat hurts. Are these two symptoms related? What are the common causes of these symptoms?
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
What is the cause for dryness of mouth and breathing through mouth and decreased secretion of saliva? What are the remedy for these?
Dry mouth remedies: There are many causes of dry mouth so i'll focus on easy remedies: breath through your nose, chew sugar free gum, don't smoke or chew tobacco, drink plenty of water, maintain room humidity with a humidifier. (dry mouth also increases risk of gum disease so practice good oral hygiene and use a mouth rinse.). ...Read more
What is the causes of dry lips that associated with burning sensation and itching? And how I manage that?
Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more
Can allergies only cause congestion and post nasal drip dry mouth and no other symptoms, my nose never drains eyes never itchy but always congested. ?
Medications: Prilosec, antihistamines, dramamine, antipsychotic medications, blood pressure meds like lopresor, antidepressants like elavil, , brochodilators like compazine, (prochlorperazine) diuretics like Dyazide and lasix. Certain diseases can cause dry mouth.. Radiation or chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Before treatment (so unrelated to any drug effects) can any cancers cause the symptom of dry mouth?
Took 1 scoop of animal pak multivitamin powder 2 months ago & now i have constant light headed ness & dry mouth. Do you think this was the cause?
Not known: Was a scoop a normal dosage? Not really seen this product on PA pharmacy OTC shelves. Where did you buy it? Maybe you should return it, might not be safe. See a Doctor for a check-up, labs, and diagnosis to help you feel better. ...Read more
Can sugar levels in diabetics cause frequent urination and dry mouth sensations requiring constant drinking urge?
My serum corrected calcium(total) is changing. 10/29 - 2.25(2.36), 5/17- 2.34(2.41) and 6/29-2.46(2.52). Is it normal for serum calcium to fluctuate this much and to be rising? If not, cause? symptoms of v dry mouth, dark urine, body aches, anxiety
I feel like I may be having symptoms of diabetes. constant nausea and hunger, frequent urination, back ache and dry mouth ?
See your doctor: If you have symptoms or warning signs of the diabetes, it's important to seek medical attention. Even people with pre-diabetes can have the increased risk of comorbidities like heart disease. Call your doctor for consultation, tests and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause sjogren like symptoms? What are possible causes for dry mouth and dry eyes in a patient? Standard rheumatological assessment (blood work) was negative for sjogrens. Can plastic or it's derivatives cause immune system dysfunction? How does
The : The most frequent cause for dry eyes has to do with the enviroment . When mouth or other mucosa are effected the problem might be systemic . The diagnosis is a clinical diagnosis and the test are simple, a schirmer test for the eyes , that is done by the eye doctor with a small adsorbent paper and for the mouth the old question of are you able to swallow and chew a cracker with out water . The lab data might help to increase the suspicion of the presence of the disease ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After eating, i had tingling hands, dry mouth, constant burping, farting, racing heart, felt like i was hyperventilating. What could be the cause?
Maybe the food: Possibly a food allergy or sensitivity. Could there have been msg in the food. Peanuts?Try eating small amounts of the food again to see if you experience the same symptoms. Have a friend nearby to take you to a doctor/hospital. Also have some anti-histamines available. The safest thing to do is make a complete list of the foods you ate and consult with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What DOESN'T?: There are all sorts of things that can cause dry mouth, especially medications. Dry mouth is the number one side effect experienced among all prescription medications. There are also blockages in salivary ducts called sialolith's or autoimmune diseases like sjogrens disease. One way or another, the salivary glands just aren't getting the juices flowing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many causes: It can be from excessive intake of caffeine or alcohol, not drinking enough water or related to the side effect some medications for treatment of blood pressure or mental health. Aging, post radiation treatment and some diseases like sjorgren's syndrome can also lead to dry mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: The list of medications that cause dry mouth is very long and growing so i cannot list them all. The most important thing to do is take steps to avoid the damage to your teeth that dry mouth can do. Avoid sugary and highly acidic foods and drinks. See your dentist regularly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many, many drugs: Over the counter cold medicines, allergy medicines, prescription heart & blood pressure medicines, anti- depressants, and so many others have a side effect of dry mouth. Realistically, if you are taking any medicine at all, make sure you are maintaining excellent oral hygiene, drinking lots of water, and seeing your dentist regularly to prevent tooth decay from dry mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medications, usually: Many medications have the side effect of reducing salivation. If you are taking any meds, ask your dentist or physician if they can cause this problem. Beside medications, dry mouth can also be caused by recreational drug use, radiation to the head or neck for cancer treatment, coffee/tea, anxiety and others that don't come to my mind at this moment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DRY MOUTH: Deprnds what is the cause of dry mouth.It can be due to certan medical conditions , or due to certain meds you are taking, like antohistamises.Decongestants you should check with your doctor.It can be due to medical conditions like sojgrens syndrome, hiv/aids, alzeimers disease.Diabetes, anemia etc.You can keep a water bottle with you and keep having sips of water to keep moist, there are meds u cn tk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)
A condition in which a person can't generate enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. 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
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