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Dry Throat And Mouth Caused By Thyroid Problems
Can dry throat and mouth be caused by dry weather? It has been cold, plus being indoors with the heat on makes it worst.
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
I sleep with my mouth open and the fan on and can't seem to find a cure for my dry throat. What could be the problem?
No: An untreated throat infection, pharyngitis or laryngitis, will not cause thyroid disease. Most of these infections are viral and will get better with no treatment. Strep throat is a bacterial infection which needs to be treated to prevent the possibility of developing heart valve disease. Thyroid tissue can be infected or inflamed independently of a throat infection ...Read more
Was just diagnosed with GERD/LPR. Have the sensation of dry throat and mouth and feel tightness in my throat. Will my throat close? Its uncomfy!
Having dry throat and mouth feels like throat closing up something when i swallow feel a weird sensation when i talk the same thing and voice change?
Dry throat : At your age it is probably an issue of not drinking enough water. Drink at least 2 liters of water a day. You could also have allergies which would make your voice change because your adenoids (lymphoid tissue in your nose ) swell and make your voice seem lower because it does not have the extra nose resonance (sounds from a larger cavity). Nasal steroids are very effective for this. ...Read more
Dry throat and mouth and no saliva to swallow and cough only at night and take zestril (lisinopril). I take ranitidine at hs. What is wrong?
Night cough: Your cough at night may be a symptom of gerd. I would stop the zestril (lisinopril) for 2 days. If the cough is still present, it is not due to it and re-start it. I would then stop the ranitidine and start prilosec, or a similar drug to see if your cough abates. Cough is not an infrequent presentation of gerd. If you cough goes away after stopping zestril (lisinopril), see your doctor about starting another med for bp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im hving a little disturbance in my neck below my adams for 4days now. I'm having a dry throat and I don't see any lumps or inflamm. is it my thyroid?
Possible: Thyroiditis (subacute) is a possibility, although there are a lot of other structures in your neck and it is possible that it is not thyroid at all. Thyroiditis is often temporary and resolves. See your doctor. ...Read more
When i wake up my throat is really dry. Why is that? And my mouth isn't dry and my throat does not hurt. What can I do to fix my dry throat ?
Find cause: Are you on any meds, do you live in a dry climate, is your heating / air system humidified. Are you generally dehydrated in your intake. Your nose has two main jobs. Smell is obvious, it's main function is to humidify the air you breath before it hits your lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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