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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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Will side effects of loratadine like dry mouth and chest pain go away after 3 days of not using the loratadine?

Will side effects of loratadine like dry mouth and chest pain go away after 3 days of not using the loratadine?

Side effect: Antwanj,

Normally side effect from this type of medication will resolve within 2-3 days of stopping the medication. That being said, chest pain is not a typical side effect from this medication and should be evaluated by your medical provider. ...Read more

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I've had dry mouth from loratadine for almost 3 days. I'm am very scared because of my chest pain and dry mouth. I have alot of pain while eating. Help?

Side effect: Dry mouth is a very common side effect of any anti-histamine however chest pain is not. You should see your doctor about the chest pain. ...Read more

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Which drugs cause dry mouth?

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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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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What is the cause of having a continously dry mouth and pallet?

What is the cause of having a continously dry mouth and pallet?

2 possibilities: Generally dry mouth results from aging, medications and or auto immune disease, such a sojgrens syndrome. ...Read more

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Could eating asparagus cause a dry mouth?

Could eating asparagus cause a dry mouth?

Yes: Asparagus can act as a diuretic or "water pill" increasing urination and if you do not replenish fluids you can get a 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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What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

Many causes: If the dryness is new, it may be dehydration, a medication side effect, or part of an infection. If it lasts longer, work-up would consider the above options as well as others, such as a possible auto-immune or thyroid issue, or other problems.
If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can cryselle cause dry mouth?

Can cryselle cause dry mouth?

No: Women taking cryselle may experience several side effects, but a dry mouth is not one of them. ...Read more

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Can dry mouth be caused by sinuses?

Can dry mouth be caused by sinuses?

Possibly: If you have significant sinus congestion where you are unable to breathe well through your nose, then you would be a mouth-breather, which will lead to dry mouth.

See your internist (md) or otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat md) to evaluate your sinus problem and determine a beneficial solution. ...Read more

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Can postnasal drip cause dry mouth?

Can postnasal drip cause dry mouth?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day.

The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip.

http://www. Webmd. Com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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What to do about dry mouth can be cause by sinuses?

What to do about dry mouth can be cause by sinuses?

Maybe: Dry mouth has multiple causes including medications, breathing through the mouth and systemic conditions. I would suggest seeing your MD about possible causes. You may need to see a dentist for treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dry mouth and urination in the nights?

Medications: There are a number of perscription and over the counter medications that can be responsible for both a dry mouth and frequent urination at night. Check with the dr. Perscribing any meds to see if there may be other options or treatments to minimize these unplesant side effects. ...Read more

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Why do so many medications cause dry mouth and constipation?

Why do so many medications cause dry mouth and constipation?

Hydration: Many meds have significant side effects that involve decreased water blood level that produce these unplesant symptoms. It is that much more important to stay hydrated throughout the day (6-8 glasses of water). If you continue with these unpleasant symptoms even with hydration, consult your treating physician to consider any possible alternatives. ...Read more

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I woke up with a dry mouth and mucus on my pillow. What causes this?

I woke up with a dry mouth and mucus on my pillow. What causes this?

Dry mouth: If your mouth is dry, most likely you are breathing through your mouth. This may be due to nasal congestion which could explain the mucus. Rinse your nose with salt water mix in a neti pot a couple of hours before bed to clear your nasal airway. You may want to check with an ear, nose, throat md. ...Read more

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What are some other causes of dry mouth besides sjogrens or diabetes?

What are some other causes of dry mouth besides sjogrens or diabetes?

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 more

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White coating on the tongue and chronic dry mouth. Any tips, causes etc?

Dry mouth: There are many causes of dry mouth and white coating on the tongue like side effect of certain medications, certain diseases and infections (diabetes, anemia) to name a few. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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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

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What causes dry mouth? I'm 56yrs f/m, it happens really bad when I'm sleeping even with my mouth closed

What causes dry mouth? I'm 56yrs f/m, it happens really bad when I'm sleeping even with my mouth closed

Xerostomia: Some causes are; medications such as cold remedies containing antihistamines, diabetes, dehydration, stress/anxiety, anemia, salivary gland diseases, & tobacco use. Some home remedies are water, sucking on sugar-free candy, chewing sugar-free gum, use Fluoride toothpaste & mouth wash. ...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

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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


Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
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Claritin (Definition)

Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more