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What Causes Dry Eyes And Dry Mouth
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 can cause sjogren like symptoms? What are possible causes for dry mouth and dry eyes in a patient? Standard rheumatological assessment (blood work) was negative for sjogrens. Can plastic or it's derivatives cause immune system dysfunction? How does
The: The most frequent cause for dry eyes has to do with the enviroment. When mouth or other mucosa are effected the problem might be systemic. The diagnosis is a clinical diagnosis and the test are simple, a schirmer test for the eyes, that is done by the eye doctor with a small adsorbent paper and for the mouth the old question of are you able to swallow and chew a cracker with out water. The lab data might help to increase the suspicion of the presence of the disease ...Read more
Doctor, in Anti-ENA screen, my Anti RNP and Anti Sm are both low positive. I have dry eyes and dry mouth symptons. What dieseae it could be? Thanks!
Headache, dry eyes, dry mouth, halos and starbursts in vision. Could this be from anxiety? I've had severe anxiety for months.
You are a young boy and should be bursting with energy and Enthusiasm. If you are suffering from Anxiety hope you are getting some help both from School and home/Physician.
There is Migraine type of headache (Called Cluster headache) can also cause similar symptoms. If you are having some visual hallucination please seek doctors help ASAP. ...Read more
When I complained about dry eyes n severe dry mouth, doc changed my med from nortriptyline 50mg to dothiepin 50mg. Will this solve the problem?
Possibly: Both meds are in the family of tcas & have similar side-effect profiles. That does not mean that your side effects to one will be the same as it is to the other med. Almost every med has the possible side-effect of dry mouth but if you need it you mayneed to deal with it. There are other ways to combat dry mouth - keeping hydrated with water is the best but your dentist should be able to guide you. ...Read more
How do I explain to people that my sjogrens is so much more than dry eyes & dry mouth? It's affected my lungs, joints, skin, & nervous system?
Dry eyes (schimmer test 10mm in 5 min), dry mouth, mild anemia, low b12. Negative autoantibodies (ana, ssa, etc). Could it be Sjogren?
My son has dry eyes dry mouth frequent urination fatigue sleeps 12 hrs a day has tourettes has daily headaches hunger bouts of anger?
See your doctor: You need to rule out sjogrens syndrome as one of multiple causes. ...Read more
Painless throat swelling w/ diff. Swallowing w/hard swollen painless lymph nodes at multiple sites, airway feels obstructed. Other symptoms incl. Dry eyes+pain+photophobia, dry mouth, joint pain. Help?
See a doctor asap: You need to see a doctor today for aide thorough history and exam. ...Read more
Dehydration: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there any other conditions that cause severe dry eyes, mouth and nose that don't respond to anything besides Sjogrens? Please elaborate.
Yes: Your condition is more aptly called Sicca syndrome instead of Sjogrens in the absence of joint involvement. ...Read more
Does dehydration cause extremely dry eyes that look dull yellow also bumps at the coners of mouth with white around my lips?
Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?
See below: Possibly, but a number of conditions can be associated with with this such as sjogrens, hypothyoidism, and other conditions. See your doctor to be further evaluated. ...Read more
Can a liver hemangioma bad taste in mouth and cause dry eyes? Radioligist probably hemangioma small 2cm on ultrasound. Dr., might want to do scan? Can you determine if it is my an ultrasound only?
Dry eye: Your dry eye symptoms are not related to your liver lesion. I would recommend getting the scan to further evaluate the lesion. ...Read more
Can allergies only cause congestion and post nasal drip dry mouth and no other symptoms, my nose never drains eyes never itchy but always congested.?
I had dry eyes runny nose itchy throat last week and last night suddenly woke up with weird bitter metallic taste in my mouth. What might be the cause?
Infection: You may have some type of infection such as a sinus infection. Tough to say without an exam, so get checked if it persists. Good luck. ...Read more
It can cause all of: Those symptoms. It clogs the sinus pathway by leading to swelling of the nasal mucosa. This can lead to sinus headaches and it has other chemical effects that can lead to dry eyes. Please see your doctor to discuss other options, especially since it can also cause or contribute to a disorder of daytime sleepiness. Best wishes. ...Read more
I woke up this moron with a swollen lip puffiness under eyes and dry mouth I do hvecouple tooth abcess but I'm on amoxicillin have been for a few days?
Face/lip swelling: Stop Amoxicillin immediately. You may be having an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin (a penicillin) which can sometimes worsen dramatically and cause a anaphylactic reaction. Call you doctor now. But if you start to get trouble breathing, asthma, wheezing, fainting, chest pain, call 911. If you have an antihistamine pill like benedryl, or claritin, (loratadine) or dimetapp, take a dose immediately. ...Read more
It's natural: It's a natural physiologic process of reducing water loss while sleeping when the body can't be replenished. It's conservation of a natural resource. ...Read more
Get a checkup: Dry mouth could be the side effect of certain medication. Also dry mouth could be the result of malfunction of salivary glands. Dry mouth and dry eyes at the same time could reflect certain systemic disorders. I.E sjogren's syndrome. Please get a checkup by your physician. For the proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Dry mouth, eyes and everywhere etc. Happens at least once a month if not 2 or 3 times. Bloods neg for rheumy tests so is it sero neg sjorgen or hormon?
Possible: Sounds like you have done your research. Defintiely possible, consider seeing a rheumatologist to go over your symptoms. ...Read more
Dry mucous membranes: When the mouth or nose gets dry normally present bacteria types can change which in turn may effect taste and smell. Some medications and allergies can cause these findings as well. An autoimmune process called Sjogren's can do this and can be serious. Taste and smell changes can occur if the hippocampus part of the brain is disrupted. You should see your doctor and be examined and tested. ...Read more
BY PRODUCTS: The smoke contains products that irritate the eyes and block the salivary glands in the mouth. ...Read more
I have dry mouth, blurry eyes, and i, m running to the bathroom? I'm a man, 53 yrs old. I drink daily, and smoke less than a pack a day.
31yrold. Severe dry eyes. Sjogren blood test (ANA, RA, SSA, SSB) came -ve. Mouth little sticky. Is there any other test to be done? Really scared about Sjogern
SJO test: A new test called SJO tests for more biomarkers for Sjiogrens. Consult with us for the order to get test. ...Read more
Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)
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
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