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Dry mouth sour mouth.I.Cant.Pass.My .Salive.

Dry mouth sour mouth.I.Cant.Pass.My .Salive.

Dry mouth: Many medications will cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor about medications and see a dentist also. Dry. Mouth will cause cavities. Avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol with can maki it worse. Biotene products are specifically made to help dry mouth. Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum can stimulate saliva flow. Keep well hydrated. ...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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Burning mouth and TMJ. Mouth opening problem bad breath sores in mouth?

Burning mouth and TMJ. Mouth opening problem bad breath sores in mouth?

Problems: You have quite a number of dental problems and each need to be addressed. When was you last dental exam? You need a one on one comprehensive evaluation from a dentist along with proper treatment. Call and set up an appointment. ...Read more

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Hi doc.....does chewing inside our own mouth cause mouth infection?????

Hi doc.....does chewing inside our own mouth cause mouth infection?????

Maybe.: If you break the skin bacteria can infect the lining. Usually not serious since the mouth has such good blood supply and saliva is pretty protective. ...Read more

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Hand foot and mouth disease==is that like hoof and mouth in animals?

Hand foot and mouth disease==is that like hoof and mouth in animals?

Very different: Although hfm is most often associated with coxsackievirus a16, the process does occur with other enteroviral strains (enterovirus 71 & others). A child will develop immunity to an individual strain after an illness but be susceptible to other unrelated strains, much like there are different strains that cause the flu. It has no relationship to the animal disease. ...Read more

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Can rabies from rabid dogs be transmitted to people when rabid dogs cough or sneeze?

Can rabies from rabid dogs be transmitted to people when rabid dogs cough or sneeze?

No.: Rabid dogs don't cough or sneeze - they foam at the mouth, act crazy, and bite people. Rabies is very rare in dogs in this country, now that rabies shots are required by law pretty much everywhere - but if you see a stray dog acting strangely, don't get anywhere near enough to be sneezed on by it - call the cops! ...Read more

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Can cunilingus infect the mouth and tongue?

Can cunilingus infect the mouth and tongue?

Only if there: If there is a cut in the mouth or bleeding gums. You can catch an infection. Herpes can also be transmitted if there is a flare up. ...Read more

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Foul taste in mouth from mouth guard. What to do?

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Foul taste in mouth from mouth guard. What to do?

Water and Vinegar: Store the mouthguard overnight in water, adding half of a teaspoon of white vinegar will help keep them clean and odor free. ...Read more

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Does listeria antibacterial mouthwash cause dry mouth?

Does listeria antibacterial mouthwash cause dry mouth?

Not sure: If you are referring to listerine, then possibly. Any mouthrinse that contains alcohol can cause dry mouth...Traditional listerine has alcohol. Try switching to listerine zero or any other mouthrinse that is alcohol free. ...Read more

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How could mouth to mouth resuscitation keep people alive?

How could mouth to mouth resuscitation keep people alive?

Effective oxygenatio: Mouth to mouth after ruling out any bodies in the mouth help to oxygenate the pressure by overcoming airway resistance from the carioresp. Failure/arrest.It opens up airways and and makes the air to reach the lungs . Soon after mouth to mouth is started , has to get CPR as heart and lungs fn together as a unit. No use of reviving one sys(pulmonary-lung. Needs chest compressions with asst.Breaths. ...Read more

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Is HIV transmitted by lip to lip kiss and closed mouth kiss?

Is HIV transmitted by lip to lip kiss and closed mouth kiss?

No: This just doesn't happen. In the old days before effective treatment, family members never infected one another just by kissing. ...Read more

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Blisters in the mouth! hot food?

Blisters in the mouth! hot food?

One possibility: Other possible issues could be a virus, trauma, local contact allergy, swollen minor salivary gland. Best to see your dentist and let them evaluate. ...Read more

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Are ringworms from cats and dogs?

Are ringworms from cats and dogs?

Can carry it: Ringworm is actually a fungal infection of the skin (dermatophytosis) so the name is misleading. Yes -- dogs and cats can carry it and pass it to humans. Ringworm likes moist, warm conditions. For most people it is an itchy reddish annoying area on the skin. Look for bald spots on pets as the source of the ringworm. You and your pet can be treated with an antifungal to solve the problem. ...Read more

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Might dogs spread eye infections to humans?

Might dogs spread eye infections to humans?

Unlikely: Most organisms are species specific and so a dog with an infected eye will not have a species that will transfer to humans. There are a few cross overs like rabies that can affect any mammal. ...Read more

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Concern about diseases transmitted through mouth, saliva, and/or tongue?

Concern about diseases transmitted through mouth, saliva, and/or tongue?

Yes: Many diseases can be transmitted by the oral cavity including the bacteria involved with gum disease and in the case of newborns the bacteria involved with tooth decay. Even those who are coughing near to you could be a risk of transmission. Your concern is valid. ...Read more

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Could having furry pets like cats and dogs worsen/agravate lichen planus?

Could having furry pets like cats and dogs worsen/agravate lichen planus?

Lichen Planus: Lichen planus will wax and wane. It is a chronic rash of unknown cause with no cure, may be itchy and poorly understood by medicine. It can be managed with medication both topical and oral. It may resolve on its own. Wish i could help more; see your dermatologist to manage this disease. I would also ask my md if pets will make it more itchy in your case. ...Read more