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What Causes A Dry Mouth
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What causes my dry mouth sometimes when asleep even when there is no nasal congestion during the day? I do not have sleep apnea.
What causes extreme dry mouth and a very scratchy throat and scratchy feeling in vocal chords when talking?
What DOESN'T?: There are all sorts of things that can cause dry mouth, especially medications. Dry mouth is the number one side effect experienced among all prescription medications. There are also blockages in salivary ducts called sialolith's or autoimmune diseases like sjogrens disease. One way or another, the salivary glands just aren't getting the juices flowing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many causes: It can be from excessive intake of caffeine or alcohol, not drinking enough water or related to the side effect some medications for treatment of blood pressure or mental health. Aging, post radiation treatment and some diseases like sjorgren's syndrome can also lead to dry mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medications: Prilosec, antihistamines, dramamine, antipsychotic medications, blood pressure meds like lopresor, antidepressants like elavil, , brochodilators like compazine, (prochlorperazine) diuretics like Dyazide and lasix. Certain diseases can cause dry mouth.. Radiation or chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes dry mouth? I'm 56yrs f/m, it happens really bad when i'm sleeping even with my mouth closed
Xerostomia: Some causes are; medications such as cold remedies containing antihistamines, diabetes, dehydration, stress/anxiety, anemia, salivary gland diseases, & tobacco use. Some home remedies are water, sucking on sugar-free candy, chewing sugar-free gum, use Fluoride toothpaste & mouth wash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth breather: Usually waking with a dry mouth is caused from breathing through the mouth or sleeping with your mouth open. However, some medications can cause dry mouth, if you don't think you are a mouth breather. Is there a medication you take at night before bed? If so, talk with your pharmacist about whether dry mouth is a side affect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your PCP: There are many causes of dry mouth including: mouth breathing, certain medications, lifestyle (smoking) and systemic illnesses. Some causes are easily correctable, others are more difficult to treat. Taking good history may be helpful to find the cause and can be of significant value when treating dry mouth symptoms. See your PCP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medications: Different medications can cause dry mouth, such as high blood pressure medications, anti-anxiety medications, mood elevators, etc. You can also have some sort of infection or defect within the salivary glands that reduces salivary output. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are causes of dry mouth and thick mucus? I drink a lot of water and I am not on meds, what could be the issue?
Occluded airway: Dry mouth not related to maintenance medicine use, maybe a sign of an altered airway causing one to breathe through their mouth almost all the time. Have your dds/dmd check your bite. Some bites are predictors of a limited airway. Then see an ENT for an air way evaluation. Loud snoring during sleep , awaking to your own snoring are tips of this. Many dds/dmd now treat sleep disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need to know what cAuse dry mouth, I am non diaBetic. blood sugar and blood pressure is normal I'm not on any kind of medicine. every time I get fev?
Many causes.: There are so many reasons why someone has a dry mouth, not least of which are lack of liquid intake, drug use and diabetes. I strongly recommend that you you ask you doctor to evaluate your condition and see if there is some underlying medical condition or dietary issue that might be at cause dr. Neil mcleod dds dentistry that lasts - quality that counts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause dry mouth and sob sensation at rest ( while sitting, sleeping, or standing) no wheezing no cough no mucos. Sob stayed all night. ?
Anxiety and sob: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include sob (shortness of breath), insomnia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry mouth: Common causes in my practice include anticholinergic side effects of medication, such as antidepressant or antihistamine meds, mouth breathing due to sinus or nasal problems, dehydration from vomiting, diarrhea, and uncontrolled diabetes. It can be caused by autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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