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Constant dry mouth and no other symptoms. What are the possible causes?

Constant dry mouth and no other symptoms. What are the possible causes?

Dentist: See your regular dentist, they can let you know what the cause is and give you toothpaste, mouthwash, and sometimes even gum that will help with the dry mouth. ...Read more

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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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What are some causes of off and on dizziness with no other symptoms?

What are some causes of off and on dizziness with no other symptoms?

Orthostatics: Orthostatic hypotension is a condition where the blood pressure drops when going from a sitting to a standing position. It can cause dizziness (sometimes fainting), and can be tested for in a doctor's office. ...Read more

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Could dry eye and dry mouth be related? Is there any disease associated with the two?

Sjogrens Syndrome: There are many causes of dry eyes and dry mouth. One such syndrome sjogrens syndrome, people have dry eyes and dry mouth. It is considered an autoimmune disease. You should see your doctor to get the correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat dry mouth and other annoying symptoms?

What are some ways to treat dry mouth and other annoying symptoms?

No treatment: The symptoms can sometimes be controlled by medications, rinses, gels, lozenges, and gum. All these need to be sugar free and i would suggest xylotol because it helps kill bacteria that causes many of the problems with the teeth and gums. ...Read more

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What are the causes and possible solutions for bad breath?

What are the causes and possible solutions for bad breath?

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 more

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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

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

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What are the potential causes of a headache that gets worse after coughing? Are all the causes serious?

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

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What are the possible causes of swollen feet and bloating?

What are the possible causes of swollen feet and bloating?

Circulation problem: This may be due to a circulation problem caused by lymphedema. This may also be due to high blood pressure or kidneys not functioning. Please see your podiatrist or gp to determine what is the cause. ...Read more

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What may be the cause of cronic diziness with no other symptoms?

What may be the cause of cronic diziness with no other symptoms?

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

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What are possible causes of ulcers and cold sores?

What are possible causes of ulcers and cold sores?

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

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What are the signs and symptoms of dry mouth?

What are the signs and symptoms of dry mouth?

Dry mouth: A dry mouth is a dry mouth. Are you asking what are related illnesses? This can be due to side effects of drugs, anxiety, dehydration, or some inflammatory illnesses. ...Read more

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I have neck pain and my throat hurts. Are these two symptoms related? What are the common causes of these symptoms?

I have neck pain and my throat hurts. Are these two symptoms related? What are the common causes of these symptoms?

Too many to list: They may be unrelated but it is impossible to advise on those 2 very common problems over the internet. In person medical evaluation is best if symptoms are problematic. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of headaches and dizziness what is the cause?

What are possible causes of headaches and dizziness what is the cause?

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

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What is the cause for dryness of mouth and breathing through mouth and decreased secretion of saliva? What are the remedy for these?

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

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What is the causes of dry lips that associated with burning sensation and itching? And how I manage that?

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

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What are the possible causes and remedies for eye twiching?

What are the possible causes and remedies for eye twiching?

Sleep: Eyelid twitching also know as fasciculation are usually from fatigue or caffeine use. However it can also be a sign of blepharospasm or even demyelinating disease ...Read more

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Constant dry mouth and no other symptoms. What are the possible causes?

Dentist: See your regular dentist, they can let you know what the cause is and give you toothpaste, mouthwash, and sometimes even gum that will help with the dry mouth. ...Read more

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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. ?

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. ?

Absolutely: Everybody's allergy to allergens can be different. stuffiness that goes away then comes back can be allergy related, try some over the counter loratadine or Allegra (fexofenadine) and see your doctor ...Read more

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What causes a constantly dry mouth?

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 more

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Before treatment (so unrelated to any drug effects) can any cancers cause the symptom of dry mouth?

Before treatment (so unrelated to any drug effects) can any cancers cause the symptom of dry mouth?

Saliva glands: If the cancer affects the salivary glands, it could limit production. Also, depending on other causative factors (tobacco, alcohol) there could be an overall dry mouth problem. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I feel like I may be having symptoms of diabetes. constant nausea and hunger, frequent urination, back ache and dry mouth ?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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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 more

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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

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 more

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After eating, i had tingling hands, dry mouth, constant burping, farting, racing heart, felt like i was hyperventilating. What could be the cause?

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 more

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Dr. Kyle Shank Dr. Shank
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What causes dry mouth?

Dr. Kyle Shank Dr. Shank
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What causes dry mouth?

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 more

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What causes dry mouth?

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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 more

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Which drugs cause dry mouth?

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 more

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What medicines cause dry mouth?

Several medications: Several medications cause dry mouth including anti-depressants, anti-epileptics, muscle relaxants, anti-psychotics and anti-histaminics (benadryl, claritin). Additionally, smoking/tobacco and anti-cancer drugs can also cause dry mouth. ...Read more

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Does cola syrup cause dry mouth?

Of course: Anything with artificial sugar or natural sugar may cause the dry mouth. If you have a chronically dry mouth, it might be a good idea to get your doctor to check your average levels of blood glucose (A1C). ...Read more

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Dry mouth symptoms of what drugs?

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 more

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What are some causes of dry mouth?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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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 is behind constant dry mouth?

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 more

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How do you deal with constantly dry mouth?

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 more

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I need help what medication causes dry mouth?

See details: There are too many to list. Tell us what meds you are taking and then someone can advise you if one may be causing your problem. ...Read more

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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