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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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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. ?

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. ?

Absolutely: Everybody's allergy to allergens can be different. stuffiness that goes away then comes back can be allergy related, try some over the counter loratadine or Allegra (fexofenadine) and see your doctor ...Read more

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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

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

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Dry mouth and eyes. Could I have sojourns?

Dry mouth and eyes. Could I have sojourns?

Possibly: Dry mouth and eyes can indicate Sjogren's syndrome. Your primary physician or a rheumatologist can help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is it that i keep getting dry mouth and eyes in evenings?

Why is it that i keep getting dry mouth and eyes in evenings?

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

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What do I do if i keep getting dry mouth and eyes in evenings?

What do I do if i keep getting dry mouth and eyes in evenings?

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

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Why would i get a dry mouth and red eyes when i smoke?

Why would i get a dry mouth and red eyes when i smoke?

BY PRODUCTS: The smoke contains products that irritate the eyes and block the salivary glands in the mouth. ...Read more

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I always wake up with dry eyes, dry mouth, and feeling hungry. Does this mean anything?

No: Your description is normal. It is common to be thirsty and hungry after prolonged sleep. Try using ointment at night if dry eye in morning is bothersome. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Work up needed: With these symptoms, a medical workup is needed. The first items that come to mind are diabetes and benign prostatic hypertrophy. Simple tests can be helpful in determining if this might be in the differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Headache, dry eyes, dry mouth, halos and starbursts in vision. Could this be from anxiety? Ive had severe anxiety for months.

Headache, dry eyes, dry mouth, halos and starbursts in vision. Could this be from anxiety? Ive had severe anxiety for months.

Could be: 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

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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

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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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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!

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!

Sjogren's syndrome: Positive Anti-nuclear antibodies(ie Anti RNP, anti SM) can be a hallmark of the systemic autoimmune diseases, Dry eyes can cause chronic eye pain. If you also have a dry mouth & arthritis, ask your eyemd or md to evaluate specifically for Sjogren's syndrome. ...Read more

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4 days after end of period and got cramps with heavy bleeding like period. Also extremely dry mouth & eyes with skin itching on and off each month. Ho?

4 days after end of period and got cramps with heavy bleeding like period. Also extremely dry mouth & eyes with skin itching on and off each month. Ho?

Birth control: If you are unhappy with the length and amount of bleeding and cramping with your periods consider one of the many forms of birth control available. There are multiple methods that can lighten, shorten and even stop your period. Any Obgyn can help you with this problem. ...Read more

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Was high on Cocaine for 5 hours 3 days ago for my first time Still experiencing fever,dry mouth,swollen eyes/salivary gland Recovery time?

Was high on Cocaine for 5 hours 3 days ago for my first time

Still experiencing fever,dry mouth,swollen eyes/salivary gland

Recovery time?

Swear off, OK?: Even if you did a large amount, it would be out of your system by now. In fact, effects are not expected at all after ~5 hrs. Here's info: http://drug.addictionblog.org/how-long-does-cocaine-stay-in-your-system/ If you had enough to be toxic - you might have died, so you were lucky this time. Don't press your luck. Steer clear of it. Also it can be 'laced' w/ poisons. It's a bad thing! Best wishes ...Read more

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Dry eyes (schimmer test 10mm in 5 min), dry mouth, mild anemia, low b12. Negative autoantibodies (ana, ssa, etc). Could it be Sjogren?

Technically not: Classically sjogrens is dry eye dry mouth and rheumatoid arthritis. With negative Ab technically you don't have it. But all of the findings you have are extremely common in their own right. ...Read more

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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