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Why won't my dry mouth go away after drinking a lot of water?

Why won't my dry mouth go away after drinking a lot of water?

See dds: Your not getting to the source of the problem, maybe you have sjogrens disease, (dry mouth). ...Read more

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 post nasal drip cause dry mouth? I wake up with dry mouth then goes away after drink water. I always swallowing thin mucus that won't come up. Can t

Can post nasal drip cause dry mouth? I wake up with dry mouth then goes away after drink water. I always swallowing thin mucus that won't come up. Can t

Mouth-breathing?: You likely have nasal obstruction as well and mouth-breathing while asleep can give you dry mouth. Consult your doctor to see if you have nasal problem and then observe whether reducing the nasal obstruction leads to improvement in your dry mouth. Dry mouth may also be caused by inflamed salivary glands presumably from an autoimmune process. ...Read more

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I have one sore on my arm don't know where it came from and won't go away I don't know what it is dry mouth thirsty a lot have diarea hair loss?

I have one sore on my arm don't know where it came from and won't go away I don't know what it is dry mouth thirsty a lot have diarea hair loss?

See your PCP: Your information shows some symptoms that could be signs of serious health problems and should be checked out. See your PCP for thorough examination, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Why doesn't my dry mouth go away?

Why doesn't my dry mouth go away?

See your PCP: There are many causes of dry mouth including: mouth breathing, OSA, certain medications, smoking and systemic illnesses (diabetes). 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. ...Read more

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Will my dry mouth go away had it for two months now?

Will my dry mouth go away had it for two months now?

Depends on cause: Dry mouth my be a symptom of aging, or it may be due to a systemic disease. Check with both your physician and dentist. ...Read more

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Do endep10 side affects go away? Slept all night and all day/ dry mouth?

Amitriptyline: Amitriptyline is a useful drug but very common to get side-effects. The side-effects can improve after a few days for some people but not for everyone. If this is a new medication, ask your doctor if ok to start on 1/2 tab (5mg) instead of 10mg. Alternatively, nortriptyline is often better tolerated by people with persistent side-effects on amitriptyline. ...Read more

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What causes dry mouth?

What causes dry mouth?

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 more

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What causes dry mouth?

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 more

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Which drugs cause dry mouth?

Many: The list of medications that cause dry mouth is very long and growing so I cannot list them all. The most important thing to do is take steps to avoid the damage to your teeth that dry mouth can do. Avoid sugary and highly acidic foods and drinks. See your dentist regularly. ...Read more

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What medicines cause dry mouth?

Several medications: Several medications cause dry mouth including anti-depressants, anti-epileptics, muscle relaxants, anti-psychotics and anti-histaminics (benadryl, claritin). Additionally, smoking/tobacco and anti-cancer drugs can also cause dry mouth. ...Read more

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Does cola syrup cause dry mouth?

Of course: Anything with artificial sugar or natural sugar may cause the dry mouth. If you have a chronically dry mouth, it might be a good idea to get your doctor to check your average levels of blood glucose (A1C). ...Read more

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What are some causes of dry mouth?

What are some causes of dry mouth?

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 more

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What causes a constantly dry mouth?

What causes a constantly dry mouth?

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 more

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I need help what medication causes dry mouth?

See details: There are too many to list. Tell us what meds you are taking and then someone can advise you if one may be causing your problem. ...Read more

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How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

How do I treat dry mouth caused by medication?

Dry mouth meds: You should talk to your doctor, have him change the meds if your dryness is so bad you can not tolerate it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of having a continously dry mouth and pallet?

2 possibilities: Generally dry mouth results from aging, medications and or auto immune disease, such a sojgrens syndrome. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible for a dehumidifier to cause dry mouth?

Please explain if it is possible for a dehumidifier to cause dry mouth?

Possible: There are several factors that are related to dry mouth and using a dehumidifier can make a dry mouth worse. Mouth breathing can increase dry mouth. Many medications will cause dry mouth. Alcohol, even in mouth rinses can also make dry mouth worse. A dry mouth can lead to tooth decay so it is important to talk to your dentist and doctors about this and develop a strategy to manage this. ...Read more

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Constant dry mouth and no other symptoms. What are the possible causes?

Dentist: See your regular dentist, they can let you know what the cause is and give you toothpaste, mouthwash, and sometimes even gum that will help with the dry mouth. ...Read more

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Could eating asparagus cause a dry mouth?

Could eating asparagus cause a dry mouth?

Yes: Asparagus can act as a diuretic or "water pill" increasing urination and if you do not replenish fluids you can get a dry mouth. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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