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I'vet had dry mouth for few weeks. Its only on 1 side at back of mouth nr wisdom teeth. What could be the cause of intermittent localised dry pathes?

I'vet had dry mouth for few weeks. Its only on 1 side at back of mouth nr wisdom teeth. What could be the cause of intermittent localised dry pathes?

Hard to tell: See your dentist. They can check for a blocked saliva duct. Or possibly you have a localized allergic reaction. Are you taking any new or different medication? If your problem is not dental in origin, then they will refer you to a physician (possibly an otolaryngologist-ear, nose and throat specialist). ...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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What can I get for dry mouth relief?

What can I get for dry mouth relief?

There are many: Otc products that can help - salivart synthetic saliva spray, spry dry mouth spray. Gc dry mouth gel - rx product available from your dentist. Consult also with your physician - side effect of many meds is dry mouth. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my dry mouth problem?

How can I relieve my dry mouth problem?

Artificial saliva : Drink lots of water if you still have dry mouth (usually side effects of many drugs) you can use artificial saliva products like biotin. ...Read more

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How come I have a really dry mouth today?

Dry mouth: There are many conditions associated with dry mouth. It is not a disease, but a symptom of a medical disorder (e.g diabetes) or a side effect of certain medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers, diuretics and many others. It could be a single episode and no further treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What can I do to address chronic dry mouth?

What can I do to address chronic dry mouth?

Many causes : What is your medical history. There are many medications that have chronic dry mouth as a side affect. If you are taking medication i would discuss it with your physician. However, otc items such as biotene can help with the symptoms. ...Read more

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Dry mouth sour mouth.I.Cant.Pass.My .Salive.

Dry mouth: Many medications will cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor about medications and see a dentist also. Dry. Mouth will cause cavities. Avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol with can maki it worse. Biotene products are specifically made to help dry mouth. Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum can stimulate saliva flow. Keep well hydrated. ...Read more

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I need help what medication causes dry mouth?

I need help what medication causes dry mouth?

See details: There are too many to list. Tell us what meds you are taking and then someone can advise you if one may be causing your problem. ...Read more

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Why do I have such a dry mouth when i wake up?

Possibly medication: Many types of medication can cause a person to develop dry mouth. So you should check it out. In addition some people are mouth breathers which can cause dry mouth and inflamed gums. ...Read more

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How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

Dry mouth meds: You should talk to your doctor, have him change the meds if your dryness is so bad you can not tolerate it. ...Read more

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Just want to know why i find dry mouth these days.

Just want to know why i find dry mouth these days.

See details: Common causes are medications, dehydration and mouth breathing. The one more significant issue is sjogren's syndrome. Have the problem evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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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