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Feeling Thirsty But Still Have Saliva In Mouth
I feel as if my mouth is alway dry and I'm constantly drinking water all day and still feeling dry & thirsty? I am not diabetic- I've been tested.
Dry mouth: Many medications can cause dry mouth. Even many over the counter meds can do this. If you are not peeing excessively, it may just be xerostomia (dry m). Anxiety and your emotional state can do this. Try some lemon in your water. It stimulates the salivary glands which is why most have dry mouth - due to inactivity of the salivary glands. See a doctor for tests. ...Read more
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
Just started taking cipralex. I have a really dry mouth, I'm very thirsty lots and feeling really tired. Is this normal after only 1 day on a 5mg pill?
Yes: You will adjust in a few weeks. Unless serious don't stop ur meds, ...Read more
I am 38 years old. My mouth generates too much saliva. Assuming I have overactive salivary glands. What I have read so far is that saliva is good to help digest food. But the problem I have is, I never feel thirsty and my mouth never ask for water as
Causes of saliva overproduction include pregnancy, excessive starch intake, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pancreatitis, liver disease, serotonin syndrome, oral ulcers, and oral infections.
Treatment should be directed toward the underlying cause. Some patients find relief with use of mouthwash and tooth brushing, which might have a drying effect.
If concerned, see MD for evaluation. ...Read more
How come when I brush my teeth and about 10 minutes after I get very thirsty amd very thick saliva in my mouth?
Normal: It is not abnormal for some people to have increased saliva after brushing. Any thing or activity in mouth can stimulate the salivary glands, major and minor, to put of out the fluids. This is a response to prepare for chewing, swallowing and digestion. Some saliva is more thick and ropey. Normal. ...Read more
I'm not a diabetic but I feel in mouth u know when u just feel thirsty somtimes I feel like I'm thirsty all the time. It recently started 3 days ago?
Check for diabetes: Diabetes is something that can creep up later in life; if you suddenly are getting thirsty all the time (polydipsia), especially if you are urinating more frequently, having to wake up at night to urinate, you should definitely get a re-evaluation for possible diabetes. ...Read more
I have become increasingly thirsty over the past month. My mouth is dry and I get super thirsty from anything salty at all. My glucose is always normal. What are the possibilities?
See answer: Dry mouth, aka xerostomia, may be related to a number of causes. It is a common side effect of many medications. Dehydration, stress, anxiety, depression, snoring, open-mouth breathing at night, caffeine and tobacco use can all cause dry mouth. It may also be related to number of medical conditions such as Sjogren's or rheumatoid arthritis. Consultation with your MD or dentist is recommended. ...Read more
Various reasons: The first one you should investigate is the possibility of having diabetes, or maybe one of a few common syndromes. See your md for simple tests. You also might have dry mouth (xerostomia) due to side effects from certain medications. By the way, dry mouth does make you much more susceptible to having cavities, so you should see your dentist as well. He/she can help too. ...Read more
I am 5'8 160 lb woman. My mouth always dry & thirsty I drink 11+ 24oz cups of water during workday. Plus more at home is this problem?
I'm constantly thirsty even though I drink a lot of water. My mouth is also always dry. I don't take any medications. What is going on?
Had a lot of water today and I'm on my 5th bottle, and I'm trying to get to sleep but my mouth keeps drying up and making me thirsty. Why?
I have an itch with no rash, I am not on any medication. I do feel quite thirsty and I think my mouth feels a little dry when I wake up.?
When I wake up I have heavy twists with dry mouth & I got thirsty or dry mouth sometimes. What could be the reason? Thnx
Mouth breathing: You're probably sleeping with your mouth open and are a bit dehydrated. ...Read more
Always thirsty but can't seem to quench my thirst no matter how much cold water I drink. Mouth always dry. What's happening? Pls help.
Go to doc!: You need to have your blood pressure, and most importantly, your blood sugar checked. Would recommend homocysteine, uric acid, hgba1c, advanced cvd profile with apo e, and mthfr genotypes 677 ; 1298, and an ANA cascade panel to rule our auto immune issues. Taking excedrine all the time can lead to dail caffeine withdrawl headaches. Try to wean off and discover the real problem! ...Read more
I've been extremely thirsty when I wake up. My mouth is dry and I usually immediately drink a 24oz water bottle. Is this a cause for concern?
Not at all: As long as you have no other symptoms and you feel alright all day lonand have no coexisting medical condition I will not be concerned ...Read more
I was eating out and I was puting a lot of salt on my food seasoning and my mouth feels dry I am thirsty and I don't drink a lot of water anxious?
Over use of salt: Overuse of salt will make you thirsty and will make your mouth feel dry - the dry mouth sensation is a natural trigger to get you to drink more and more. So, please drink more fluid and use less salt. ...Read more
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I've lost 60lbs in 11 mths, im eating a lot and hungery again in few minets, im always tired, thirsty, dry mouth, what could it be?
Hi 20 yr female. I'm having headaches, I'm always hungry (I'm reallyoverweight), thirsty, my mouth is sometimes really dry, myeyes gotten lotworse Watisit?
Mouthwash is burning my mouth, feels it too dry and feel so thirsty. Can't take any menthol like mint mouth wash?
Avoid that mouthwash: Many of the otc mouthwashes contain various chemicals (like alcohol) that may be very caustic to the oral cavity. As has been suggested first try a rinse like oral balance or biotene to help reduce the burn. If this is still of no help, see your dentist to try to determine if there is some other reason that this is happening. ...Read more
About 1/2hr. After breakfast I feel totl rundown, thirsty, dry mouth. That moment glucose level stays 92to93mg/dl. But if I exercise or cycling I feel ok.
Metabolism: There's a lot going on in that question. A nutritionist is your best bet. Also, a low carb breakfast is worth a try. ...Read more
What's wrong with me if I keep urinating and being thirsty all the time? I always feel like I have a dry mouth and I urinate atleast 8 times a day
I'm constantly thirsty even though I drink a lot of water. I also have a dry mouth and occasional bad breath. I don't take any meds. What is going on?
See doctor: Get examination and blood work to determine if you have a problem or condition which may cause this. ...Read more
I wonder why my mouth and throat gets dry and night and I get thirsty and need to relieve the dryness. Not on meds, why could this be happening?
Tongue sore, dry mouth feel like I'm thirsty lot, pee lot, constantly eat ice, what could be wrong? Little indents on side of tongue
For over a week now I have been always thirsty with a dry mouth have headaches all day everyday, always tired, and my gums are swollen and tearing.?
Does diabetes make you feel run down? My body just hurts, thirsty but mouth isn't dry, excessive urination. Feels like my kidneys hurt. Not diagnosed yet
Could IBS cause me to feel dehydrated? Even though I drink a lot of water I feel thirsty and have dry mouth
Drinking lots of water is usually healthy. However, the urge to drink too much may be the result of a physical or emotional disease. Excessive thirst may be a symptom of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). It can be an important clue in detecting diabetes. Excessive thirst is a fairly common symptom. It is often the reaction to fluid loss during exercise, or ...Read more
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
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