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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 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

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

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.

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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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dry Mouth (Definition)

A dry mouth can be caused by loss of fluids from diarrhea or vomiting that leads to dehydration, or occasionally as a side ...Read more