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I wake up with my mouth dry and hurts when i swallow?

I wake up with my mouth dry and hurts when i swallow?

Xerostomia: You have have sjogren's, some other primary salivary gland problem, be taking a rx that causes this, or be sleeping with your mouth wide open and mouth-breathing. A physician's office visit is in order. ...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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Is my second day that i believe i have a sore throat,it hurts a bit when i swallow or open my mouth,should i get it checked or wait for it to heal ?

Is my second day that i believe i have a sore throat,it hurts a bit when i swallow or open my mouth,should i get it checked or wait for it to heal ?

It depends: A sore throat that accompanies other cold symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, cough probably will go away on its own. However an isolated sore throat may require attention. A strep throat, which will get better a little quicker with antibiotics, usually is quite severe and usually accompanied by a fever to 101 degrees and sometimes swollen tender glands in the neck. > see doctor ...Read more

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Stinging Sore throat for 2 1/2 days now and back of mouth area is red and it hurts to swallow No swelling only mild symptoms of common cold?

Stinging Sore throat for 2 1/2 days now and back of mouth area is red and it hurts to swallow No swelling only mild symptoms of common cold?

Viral pharyngitis: If you have cold symptoms it is unlikely that you have strep throat. Is throat is quite sore and back of throat is significantly red go get a throat swab and culture. ...Read more

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I don't have a sore throat but my palate is sore and there are 2 big red spots just above the uvula. Swallowing isn't difficult but hurts my mouth?

I don't have a sore throat but my palate is sore and there are 2 big red spots just above the uvula. Swallowing isn't difficult but hurts my mouth?

May be like : Cold sores .?try gargling with warm salt water. If it gets bad it could be another virus and in he us we use prescription mouthwashes that are compounded for pain relif so you would have to see the doctor ...Read more

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I have yellow top palate towards back of mouth with cold/burning on off sore throat sensation. Does not hurt to swallow food.Some mucus of a morning. ?

I have yellow top palate towards back of mouth with cold/burning on off sore throat sensation. Does not hurt to swallow food.Some mucus of a morning. ?

Throat burning: Most likely either postnasal drip or reflux. Consider elevating the head of bed, zyrtec (cetirizine) before bedtime to decrease discharge, check for allergens . Treatment of reflux with either PPIs ( omeprazole) or H2 blockers ( ranitidine). For reflux avoid alcohol, smoking, caffeine, spicy foods. f/u wiht doctor ...Read more