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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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About the dryness, tightness in throat. Can it be just not enough saliva?

About the dryness, tightness in throat. Can it be just not enough saliva?

Yes.: This is a nonspecific finding that may occur during some activity. It may be because of too little fluids, or it may be due to a chemical called Atropine which produces, among other things, dry mouth. It could be an asthma attack, or panic disorder. It would be a good idea to see your doctor if it occurs regularly in order to be sure what it is. ...Read more

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What's the best Dr for evaluating throat spasms? Throat feels tight, having spasms daily, feels like marbles trying to go down, just saliva no food.

What's the best Dr for evaluating throat spasms? Throat feels tight, having spasms daily, feels like marbles trying to go down, just saliva no food.

First one you should: See is your own doctor, who will examine you and do the preliminary tests and treat you. If needed, they will refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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What causes tight throat feeling/feels like something stuck in throat? Not enough saliva?

What causes tight throat feeling/feels like something stuck in throat? Not enough saliva?

Can be asthma, etc.: It depends on the circumstances and setting in which these attacks occur. They might be panic attacks, where part of the therapy is to breathe into a paper bag to slow brreathing down and relax. It can be an asthma attack triggered by a thing like cold air. It might be a heart attack. It would help to see your doctor to pinpoint the cause. ...Read more

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Why do I have a tight throat/clicking sound when swallowing saliva?

Why do I have a tight throat/clicking sound when swallowing saliva?

Globus pharyngis: Is the condition is what doctors commonly call “Globus, ” and patients call a “lump or foreign body in the throat and clicking noise." The patient is suffering a lot of discomfort and there is no need for the condition to persist as it can often be treated successfully. A first step in diagnosis and treatment is to see your PCP. ...Read more

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The passageway on my lower throat feels quite tight and I feel like im using more muscles to swallow my saliva. No pain but bothersome what can I do?

The passageway on my lower throat feels quite tight and I feel like im using more muscles to swallow my saliva. No pain but bothersome what can I do?

Could be reflux: More difficulty swallowing without pain points to a gastrointestinal cause - most likely reflux. I would recommend seeing a GI doctor - if that is negative, the muscle tightening may be caused by stress/anxiety - but it's important to rule out something physical first. ...Read more

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Can't finish meals, throat gets tight, feels like food stuck, lump in throat, afraid to swallow own saliva when symptoms occur. On Prilosec no relief?

Can't finish meals, throat gets tight, feels like food stuck, lump in throat, afraid to swallow own saliva when symptoms occur. On Prilosec no relief?

Tight throat: It may sound strange but I strongly suggest you set up an appointment to see a Psychologist. He/she will examine you and decide whether to help you with meals etc., or recommend a specialist.

Hope all goes well -- please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Throat tight swallow saliva, food and drink goes fine. Exertion like weightlifting tightens it. Head tilt back tightens. Tongue feels raw like burnt, Y?

Throat tight swallow saliva, food and drink goes fine. Exertion like weightlifting tightens it. Head tilt back tightens. Tongue feels raw like burnt, Y?

Need exam: These symptoms are not specific for a single diagnosis, and really require an exam and proper evaluation. Ok to start with your primary care doctor. Ask if a referral to an ENT specialist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Water/saliva makes my throat tight; goes away if I don't swallow or eat something solid. Slightly relieved by pressing tongue against roof of mouth.

Water/saliva makes my throat tight; goes away if I don't swallow or eat something solid. Slightly relieved by pressing tongue against roof of mouth.

Symptoms Complex &:
result of a huge number of variables. As embodied Souls↔Mind↔Brain↔Body, the range of internalized history to body perceptions& behaviors is huge, thus huge individual variations. Suggest look up reported side effects of meds; e.g. http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Migraleve as one place to start. However, the list of interacting possibilities remains huge. Work at finding help worthy of your trust. ...Read more

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It happened to me that when I apply certain facial creams or moisturizers my nostrils get dry and my throat tight, and sometimes my mouth gets dry.?

It happened to me that when I apply certain facial creams or moisturizers my nostrils get dry and my throat tight, and sometimes my mouth gets dry.?

Allergic: This suggests at least an intolerance if not an allergic reaction to the odor, fumes, or ingredients of the cream. Experiment with different brands. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth. My tongue and roof of mouth feel raw. Throat feels tight.?

Metallic taste in mouth. My tongue and roof of mouth feel raw. Throat feels tight.?

Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if the tightness of the throat is due to constriction. It can be an allergic reaction to something taken or inhaled. Call your doctor. If you cannot breathe and started wheezing, it is an emergency situation. ...Read more

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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!

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!

No: Your throat won't close, but could have the sensation it will. If in fact your symptoms are GERD related, ask your doctor if an endoscopic (Stretta) or surgical procedure (fundoplication) would be appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am 110kg female. I feel like my throat is blocked and it makes it difficult to swallow and breath in from my mouth. My throat feels tight. Help pls?

I am 110kg female. I feel like my throat is blocked and it makes it difficult to swallow and breath in from my mouth. My throat feels tight. Help pls?

Need exam: You may have an enlarged thyroid or other compression on your esophagus. You need tests (a CT scan) of your chest to determine the cause, and thus the treatment. ...Read more

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I've been feeling, tight throat, dry mouth, legs feel like I've I been doing leg squats, what could this be.

I've been feeling, tight throat, dry mouth, legs feel like I've I been doing leg squats, what could this be.

Seasonal flu: Is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. ...Read more

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Allergy to propylene glycol. Used new toothpaste now gums are inflamed, mouth burns itchy throat tightness & sores on gums. Is PEG-8 the same as PG?

Allergy to propylene glycol. Used new toothpaste now gums are inflamed, mouth burns itchy throat tightness & sores on gums. Is PEG-8 the same as PG?

Nearly: PEG is propylene glycol. The 8 is the number of ethylene glycol units attached. It is used in a variety of products including toothpaste. If you are allergic to propylene glycol stop using PEG 8 products. ...Read more

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I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

Allergy: This sounds miserable! If it came on abruptly within minutes I worry about an allergic reaction. Take an antihistamine right away and/or go to ER if it's progressing. Otherwise it could be a allergies. Itching all over is not usually part of a cold. ...Read more

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Water makes my throat and nose tighten up, causes post nasal drip and makes it harder to breath through mouth/nose. Any reason?

Water makes my throat and nose tighten up, causes post nasal drip and makes it harder to breath through mouth/nose. Any reason?

Don't know: I have never seen this type of reaction from drinking water and thus suspect that it is more of an unusual manifestation of an anxiety reaction. I suggest that you seek psychologic counseling and/or a change in medical treatment if the behavior therapy has not helped. ...Read more

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Hi im having vision problems dizziness jaw tightness neck tension, jaw pops when I open my mouth. Pls help my doctor won't help.

Hi im having vision problems dizziness jaw tightness neck tension, jaw pops when I open my mouth. Pls help my doctor won't help.

TMD: Some joint displacement (clicking) and pterygoid hypertrophy (jaw tightness) are usually the result of chronic nocturnal (nighttime) clenching. These nighttime events create tremendous muscle force and activity that can be at play. Find a dentist trained in treating tmd pain with a nti devise. ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more