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

Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Not a mouth breather, and use a humidified cpap, with chin strap. Im 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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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 causes dry mouth?

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?

What causes dry mouth?

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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What causes a constantly dry mouth?

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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Can a dry mouth cause cavities?

Can a dry mouth cause cavities?

Dry mouth : Dry mouth can cause rapidly progressing tooth decay so work with your dentist. Avoid acidic and sugary drinks and foods. Stay hydrated. Chew xylitol gum ...Read more

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Help! could stevia cause dry mouth?

As far as I know, no: Stevia was cleared by the fda and is considered safe. It is a low calorie sweetener. As far as i know, it should not cause dry mouth. ...Read more

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Can taking iron cause you a dry mouth?

Can taking iron cause you a dry mouth?

Not likely: Dry mouth is not a documented side effect of iron supplementation. Most people do not need extra iron unless prescribed by a physician. Is your doctor telling you to take iron? ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dry mouth during sex?

Some people: Do - its a physical process and you can get dehydrated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why is my add medicine giving me dry mouth?

Why is my add medicine giving me dry mouth?

Common Side Effect: Standard add/adhd medications all cause drying of the salivary system and can result in a variety of oral problems, like increased cavities and gum infections. Sip water all day, brush and floss more frequently every day and see your dentist on regular basis. ...Read more

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Hi docs! what could I do about my dry mouth?

Hi docs! what could I do about my dry mouth?

Treat it: There are so many otc products for dry mouth like artificial saliva or salivary glands stimulants . But best is to fin four the reason for the dry mouth , it could be a side effect to a medicine or deffisioncy of certain vitamins or minerals .Dry mouth. ...Read more

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Tiomate of lupin cause dry mouth. What else?

Tiomate of lupin cause dry mouth. What else?

Salivary gland disea: Dryness of mouth could be due to salivary gland problems likesjogren'n syndrome that may also cause dry eyes.See your pcp. ...Read more

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Unusually drowsy, dry mouth, aggravated, why?

Unusually drowsy, dry mouth, aggravated, why?

Sleep Apnea?: So hard to diagnose these things over the internet. Have your physician give you a full physical. ...Read more

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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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Can taking iron cause you to have a dry mouth?

Probably not: I know that taking iron can sometimes cause a change in the way you taste food. But i personally have never had a patient that claimed to have this problem from taking on. ...Read more

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What should I do to prevent a nervous dry mouth?

Anxiety & xerostomia: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the flight or fight response which gives rise to many physiological changes include dry mouth. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (Definition)

Continuous positive airway pressure involves the constant application of external pressure to all phases of breathing. The patient would feel as if breathing against the constant headwind. Inhalation would be easier as the pressure enables air entry. Exhalation prevents complete relaxation. This can be helpful in obstructive sleep ...Read more


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Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)

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