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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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What are these symptoms i have? No period for two months, urine pregnancy test negative (tested for fifth tmes already) & has dry mouth, thirsty.

What are these symptoms i have? No period for two months, urine pregnancy test negative (tested for fifth tmes already) & has dry mouth, thirsty.

Irreg periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Ask for diabetes and thyroid testing too. ...Read more

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Are hot flashes, dry mouth, fatigue, gas, slight mood swings and some mild cramping a sign of early pregnancy?

 Are hot flashes, dry mouth, fatigue, gas, slight mood swings and some mild cramping a sign of early pregnancy?

Pregnancy: if you miss your period then check a pregnancy test, home tests are accurate. If your period starts then you are not pregnant. Even then if you are concerned about pregnancy you can always check a test. There are no set signs of pregnancy, everything could be a sign of pregnancy or PMS. ...Read more

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I may have accidentally ingested marijuana through a brownie. How long will the dry mouth last?

I may have accidentally ingested marijuana through a brownie. How long will the dry mouth last?

4-8 hours: When marijuana is smoked the effects last 1-4 hours. When ingested it takes 30-120 minutes to feel and then lasts 3-7 hours once you start feeling it (partly depending on dose). If you fall asleep the effects should dissipate by the time you wake up. Drink water to help with dry mouth symptoms. Relax and try listening to music. See http://www.Erowid.Org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_effects.Shtml. ...Read more

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How long do side effects of 30 radiotherapies to the head last ie dry mouth, numbness and hearing. Thankyou?

How long do side effects of 30 radiotherapies to the head last ie dry mouth, numbness and hearing. Thankyou?

Depends: The long term effcts of radiating can vary depending on exactly where the radiation was and how much your doctor was able to pinpoint the target. The higher the dosage, the more side effects you will have. These can be long lasting. Work with your dentist and radiologist to minimize the effects and protect you teeth. ...Read more

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How do you treat severe dry mouth, cracked lips, and a white tongue as a side effect of radiation therapy? How long will these symptoms last?

How do you treat severe dry mouth, cracked lips, and a white tongue as a side effect of radiation therapy? How long will these symptoms last?

Xerostomia:: The effect of incidental irradiation to the parotid (salivary) glands. It may be permanent. You need to visit and speak with your radiation oncology team that provided your treatment. There are some simple things that can ameliorate, and there were some options to use during treatment..No sense going there. Your follow up should check tumor control as well as these symptoms. ...Read more

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The right side of my tongue swells up for no reason, and i also get dry mouth with this. It has happened recently, and also occurred last month. Why?

Angioedema?: Could be angioedema which may be hereditary, acquired or even related to medications particularly angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors such as lisinopril. See your doc as this can potentially compromise your airway and may be avoidable. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)

A dry mouth 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