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Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule calcified within .

Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule  calcified within .

Not related: Thyroid calcifications will not bleed into the oral cavity. Dry mouth (and likely dry throat and nasal passages) will often result in blood from the gums or the delicate tissues of the nose. A bloody nose can reveal itself inwardly ("post-nasal drip") or externally when the nose is blown. Have your. ...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 be done about chocking and dry mouth complication in Parkinson's disease?

What can be done about chocking and dry mouth complication in Parkinson's disease?

Dry mouth: Using dry mouth products from biotene can provide some relief. Stay away from alcohol bases mouth rinses. Chewing gum will stimulate salivary flow and can help with the dry mouth. Of course sugarless gums are a must. The dry mouth can also increase your decay risk so regular dental check ups are very important. ...Read more

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Which is better for dry mouth and gum disease - ctx3 rinse, biotene, or closys.

Which is better for dry mouth and gum disease - ctx3 rinse, biotene, or closys.

All three: All three can be used for dry mouth but the root cause of why you have a dry mouth should be checked if not already. Sjogrens disease can cause this very thing and can be treated. good luck ...Read more

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What are some ways to deal with choking and dry mouth when suffering from Parkinson's disease?

What are some ways to deal with choking and dry mouth when suffering from Parkinson's disease?

Nasal obstruction: Dry mouth or "cotton mouth" usually indicates possible nasal obstruction that promotes mouth breathing. See an ENT phsycian to rule this aspect out. It can be serious enough to progress to sleep disturbances like obstructive sleep apnea that can be life shortening or life threatening. I encourage you to check it out. ...Read more

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What kind of diseases could cause burning and tingling in the feet? I also wake up with very dry mouth

What kind of diseases could cause burning and tingling in the feet? I also wake up with very dry mouth

Neuropathy plus: dry mouth means diabetes until proven otherwise. Also check B12, thyroid, B6 levels. Get a neurologist involved if you have not figured things out after these initial steps. ...Read more

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Could dry eye and dry mouth be related? Is there any disease associated with the two?

Could dry eye and dry mouth be related? Is there any disease associated with the two?

Sjogrens Syndrome: There are many causes of dry eyes and dry mouth. One such syndrome sjogrens syndrome, people have dry eyes and dry mouth. It is considered an autoimmune disease. You should see your doctor to get the correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have on and off mild oral thrush since i was 17. No underlying disease. Doctor says its simply from dry mouth. Does this sound plausible? I smoke

I have on and off mild oral thrush since i was 17. No underlying disease. Doctor says its simply from dry mouth. Does this sound plausible? I smoke

Saliva is v. helpful: It's quite possible that indeed your dry mouth is contributing to your thrush. The smoking habit doesn't help either. I would definitely try to quit. You can take steps to increase mouth moisture-such as preventing dehydration. Saliva contains antimicrobial compounds that prevent conditions like thrush from taking hold. See if u can keep water around you to sip throughout the day-see if that helps ...Read more

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I have dry eyes, dry mouth, rinitis, metal smell when i breathe and raynaud. Are there syntoms of another disease?

Autoimmune disease: Your description sounds like an autoimmune disease such as sjögren's syndrome, lupus, or some other disease. See a rheumatogist. ...Read more

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What disease would cause my gums to swell and be light in color as well as joint pain and fatigue, mucosal swelling and dry mouth?

What disease would cause my gums to swell  and be light in color as well as joint pain and fatigue, mucosal swelling and dry mouth?

Gums: This sounds like a rheumatological condition. Sjogren's syndrome is the most typical condition to affect oral mucosa. I'd see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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