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What causes very dry mouth? Feels like i need to keep drinking. Even after drinking my mouth feel dry still ..

What causes very dry mouth?  Feels like i need to keep drinking. Even after drinking my mouth feel dry still ..

Dry mouth: Many medications will cause dry mouth. So will mouth breathing and the dry winter air. Dry mouth can be responsible for tooth decay so it is good that ou are drinking lots of water. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol. Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum can help stimulate salvia. Use biotene products. Have regular dental care. ...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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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 ?

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 use teeth whitening tooth paste and now my mouth feels dry. Why is that?

I use teeth whitening tooth paste and now my mouth feels dry. Why is that?

Change toothpaste: You may have some adverse reaction to certain ingredient in that whitening tooth paste. Just use the regular toothpaste since they are better and cheaper anyway. Whitening toothpaste may contain abrasives that wear down your enamel. ...Read more

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My mouth feels dry, like randomly. I am on antibiotics for my postnatal drip and swollen neck glands. What is it ? Should I worry. It's so dry

My mouth feels dry, like randomly. I am on antibiotics for my postnatal drip and swollen neck glands. What is it ? Should I worry. It's so dry

Mouth: Make sure you are drinking lots of water and use a humidifier at night. May also be the result of the antibiotics or a viral illness. Don't worry ...Read more

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When I eat I have a feeling the food is undigested.My tummy feels uncomfortable.Also my mouth feels dry with a bitter taste.What can cause this?

When I eat I have a feeling the food is undigested.My tummy feels uncomfortable.Also my mouth feels dry with a bitter taste.What can cause this?

High acid in stomach: TUMS helps, Zantac or Pepcid helps. Avoid spicy food, tomato based products, caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, vinegar, citrus. These can all irritate. Prilosec, Nexium (esomeprazole) are most effective meds, but take longer to kick in ...Read more

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Is there something wrong with my saliva if my mouth feels too dry?

Is there something wrong with my saliva if my mouth feels too dry?

Dry mouth: Dry mouth can be from many different causes.It can be due to meds you are taking, or medical conditions you have been diagnosed with, or some therapies like radation etc.If you have dry mouth and do not know the cause, discuss with your doctor and he/she can advice you.They can either change your therapy or tell you what you can do to correct your dry mouth symptoms. ...Read more

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My mouth feels very dry inside , like I have used this stuff called ailem, my mother use to use it to rinse her mouth out when it was sore it.

My mouth feels very dry inside , like I have used this stuff called ailem, my mother use to use it to rinse her mouth out when it was sore it.

Saliva: You may have a lack of saliva and it can be due to certain medications,dehydration,lack of humidity in your home or workplace, mouth breathing from clogged nasal passages or sjorgen's disease. If symptoms persist, consult an otolaryngologist. ...Read more