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No Alchol Mouth Wash
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
Dry mouth/bad breath from anti-anxiety meds. Tried "dry mouth" toothpaste and mouthwash. Lemon water.. gum doesn't work long at all.. No luck. Help?
Dry mouth: Older (tricylic) antidepressants used for depression and anxiety commonly cause dry mouth. But SSRI, MAOI type medications and most of the short-acting anti-anxiety medications are not known cause dry mouth/bad breath. Discuss alternate med with prescribing doctor. You may also benefit from a dental exam to make sure there is no other condition causing dry mouth/bad breath. I hope this helps. ...Read more
I have small mouth ulcer,after doing warm salt rinse,how long should i wait before washing mouth off with tap water to wash off salty taste & min HBP
Salt water : salt water has little Benefit it may be slightly bactericidal but will not have huge effects. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common side effect: This is a listed side effect of very many medications as well as physical conditions. Explore this with your physician and check out biotene (mouth moisturizing) products to make you more comfortable. If it is a medication side effect, it may be addressed by exploring alternatives with your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pre-Cum: Pre-cum is semen. It houses fresh sperm. Are you asking if rubbing alcohol can or should kill sperm? If one has precum on their penis one can wash this with soap and water. I would not recommend putting rubbing alcohol on the penis skin. If you meant something else please ask again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My lifestyle involves using antiseptic hand wipes my hands are dry red are the ingredients in them dangerous? I wash hands wiv antibac n wipes 50x/day
Intense exposure : This is something you need to discuss with a dermatologist. You could be having an intense exposure, or you could be allergic to some of the ingredients of the antiseptic hand wipe The hand wipe could also be drying you out. ...Read more
Weird taste in mouth. I use mouthwash, drink lots of water, no drug allergies/sickness/conditions. Any tips to cure it?
Should we rinse mouth with water after using mouthwash or just spit it out with saliva? If don't rinse w water i feel the chemicals are all in mouth
No: No dont rinse out your mouth with water immediately after use. The mouthwash continues to work even after you spit it out. Use a mouth wash with Fluoride and dont use alcohol based onces too much as they will dry out your mouth. If the chemicals or after taste become too bothersome then its ok to rinse with water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inhibits vs. killing: Antibacterial products kill bacteria, or hinder their reproduction. Antiseptic substances inhibit the growth and reproduction of many microorganisms, including bacteria, as well as fungi, protozoa, and viruses.The greatest difference between these mouthwashes is that most antiseptic mouthwashes contain a significant amount of alcohol. Alcohol tends to dries the mouth and can be a problem for many. ...Read more
Rinses don't whiten: There are several types of mouth washes. Fluoride mouth rinses help to prevent cavities and can reduce teeth sensitivity. Mouth rinses for healthy gums help prevent plaque attachment to teeth and reduce gingivitis. However, mouth rinses for teeth whitening have questionable effectiveness- 30 seconds to 1 minute in the mouth is not long enough for these rinses to actually whiten the teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers