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When i breathe in and out with my mouth closed it sounds like snoring, could that be an indication of something serious going on with my lungs?

When i breathe in and out with my mouth closed it sounds like snoring, could that be an indication of something serious going on with my lungs?

Nasal obstruction: can occur due to anatomic abnormalities or inflammatory processes that lead to swelling in the nose. If nasal obstruction is affecting your life, please call our PCP for an appointment. ...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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Could those snore mouth guards really work?

Could those snore mouth guards really work?

Very possible: Yes but if it does not work, get evaluated with with a dentist for some custom made appliances. ...Read more

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Can I use a hockey mouth guard to stop snoring?

Can I use a hockey mouth guard to stop snoring?

snoring: Snoring results from a compromised airway. While a hockey mouthguard might increase the passageway and eliminate the snoring, it may be hiding a serious medical condition called sleep apnea, meaning that the body is not getting enough oxygen . Please discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Is wearing mouth retainer an effective way to stop snoring?

Is wearing mouth retainer an effective way to stop snoring?

It can be: If you are a robust snorer, you should first have a sleep study to make sure you don't have sleep apnea. If not, an appliance made by a dentist who is trained in this procedure, is a viable alternative. ...Read more

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What actually cause us to snore. And how can i prevent it. Sometimes at night my mouth remains open and very dry up to the trought?

What actually cause us to snore. And how can i prevent it. Sometimes at night my mouth remains open and very dry up to the trought?

Snoring: 70% of the time, this is due to the soft palate vibrating against the back of the throat. Throat tissues can become lax over time with less elasticity, making snoring more common with age. There can be resistance to breathing through the nose or mouth due to a variety of anatomic causes which restrict airflow, causing vibration. Nasal strips, snore guards, and better pillows can help. See an ENT. ...Read more

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3 year old mouth breaths, moans , wakes often and sometimes lightly snores at night. What should I have checked out. He hasn't ever slept well?

3 year old mouth breaths, moans , wakes often and sometimes lightly snores at night. What should I have checked out. He hasn't ever slept well?

Worrisome pattern: The tonsil/adenoid mass in humans grows faster than the kids do until about 8 yrs when it slows and the kids grow faster. Any 3-4 yo that is snoring will eventually develop sleep apnea & be in trouble. I would record the sounds of him sleeping & take it to his doc.I send these kids to an ENT.Most do quite well after a T&A. It is amazing how much better they sleep & play when this is fixed ...Read more

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1. I snore a lot and from last 2 months, my mouth gets dry after i wake up. Pls help. 2. I feel very weak after sex and releases very soon. Help.

1. I snore a lot and from last 2 months, my mouth gets dry after i wake up. Pls help.      2. I feel very weak after sex and releases very soon. Help.

Snore a lot: You may have a sleep disorder or apnea, i would get checked out by your physician and possibly do a sleep study dry mouth is common with snoring and so weakness and loss of stamina is common in patients with apnea see your dr and get back in the game. ...Read more

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I snore quite a bit, will my open-mouth snoring lead to dry-socket in the night?

I snore quite a bit, will my open-mouth snoring lead to dry-socket in the night?

No: Dry Socket is a painful condition of the bone where a tooth was recently extracted. The blood clot fails due to infection exposing the bone. It is usually very painful. Snoring or just mouth breathing will not cause dry socket. ...Read more

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My baby is 6 month old have snoring and open mouth in the night it does mean adenoid???

My baby is 6 month old have snoring and open mouth in the night  it does mean adenoid???

Not necessarily: I would have you see the pediatrician and bring it to his/her attention. This may need further evaluation ...Read more

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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring = a vibrating sound ...Read more