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What Causes Extreme Dry Mouth Where Teeth Stick To Lips
What causes extreme dry mouth and a very scratchy throat and scratchy feeling in vocal chords when talking?
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
Had fever 3 days ago. Woke up 2day w/unusual sore throat and extreme dry mouth. (ive had constipation 4 a while, not sure if related) possible causes?
Not dental related: I suggest you see your primary physician. ...Read more
Depressed but not sure if Prozac making worse. Emotional numbness lack of motivation anhedonia negative thoughts. Wellbutrin caused insomnia, extreme dry mouth, fits of rage. When Prozac was doubled, felt high, agitated. Tired of med merry go round.
I'vet had dry mouth for few weeks. Its only on 1 side at back of mouth nr wisdom teeth. What could be the cause of intermittent localised dry pathes?
Hard to tell:
See your dentist. They can check for a blocked saliva duct. Or possibly you have a localized allergic reaction. Are you taking any new or different medication?
If your problem is not dental in origin, then they will refer you to a physician (possibly an otolaryngologist-ear, nose and throat specialist). ...Read more
Can valium cause dry mouth? Been taking it for 5yrs, no issues but fr past yr - dry mouth (damaging to my teeth) What cn I do, ovr th counter dnt work
Dry mouth help: Dry mouth is an uncommon if not rare side effect of Valium. Other causes for dry mouth are numerous, eg., medications, dehydration, anxiety, dry weather, tooth decay, tobacco use, some health conditions. See your pcp or dentist for exam and guidance. Also: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dry-mouth/expert-answers/dry-mouth/FAQ-20058424 I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Many things: It could be from medications, being nervous, or a systemic disease. I would suggest seeing dentist specializing in oral medicine for help. ...Read more
Can dry mouth cause tooth enamel thinning? I am a mouth breather while I am sleeping, that is the only time I have dry mouth at night.
Partly cause it: Dry mouth will put you at risk for tooth decay because you do not have the salvia to remove the bacterium and their toxins easliy. There is more friction between your teeth so the enamel can wear quicker. Control your diet, reduce acids. Medication can cause dry mouth. Biogtene products can help. Sugarless gums. See dentist about mi paste. Find the cause of your dry mouth if you can. ...Read more
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Dry mouth/chapped lips and dizziness. How can they be related and a cause? Drink water so not dehydrated.
I am experiencing painful cracks at the corners of mouth and mouth pain. The following also describes me: Lip blister. My medication ‘Amtriptyline’ has caused severe dry mouth and cracked lips. I’ve used OTC histamine mouth wash. Did nothing. HELP!
Cracks/blisters: Make sure you haven't got into the habit of constantly licking your lips. Sometimes things as simple as petroleum jelly applied to the corner of your lips works. If necessary see your own dentist for an evaluation and treatment. He/she may refer you to your primary care physician or a dermatologist if cause is not readily apparent. ...Read more
I woke up with very dry mouth, blood covering my tongue, roof of mouth, teeth, lips and little bit blood stains on my pillow. What could it be?
Need an evaluation: Bleeding or blood in the mouth not normal and should be taken seriously. A good place to start is with your dentist and physician. You may have periodontal disease and your body may be having an exaggerated response to the higher levels of bacteria below the gumline. Without immediate aggressive intervention, tooth loss is possible. See your physician to rule out systemic illness/infection. ...Read more
If you have significant sinus congestion where you are unable to breathe well through your nose, then you would be a mouth-breather, which will lead to dry mouth.
See your internist (md) or otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat md) to evaluate your sinus problem and determine a beneficial solution. ...Read more
Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day.
The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip.
http://www. Webmd. Com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more
Not likely: Dry mouth will cause redness in the oral mucosa due to the dry mucosal surface rubbing during speech or mouth movement. Dry mouth also causes glossy look on the gum due to inflammation. Dry mouth causes bad breath due to reduction of saliva quantity and quality, thus causing increase in pathological bacteria and incidences of caries. Secondary to these causes, abscess may be formed and drained. ...Read more
Mouth breathing: Breathing with your mouth open can contribute to the dry mouth. If you have chronic dry mouth or take medications that cause you to have dry mouth see your doctor for evaluation and tests. ...Read more
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
60yr. Old male burns when urinates. Extreme thirst. Sudden weight loss. Dry mouth. What could be wrong?
Taking 5htp for 2 weeks. For 7 days having trouble swallowing, breathing and dry mouth. Can 5htp cause this?
Maybe Side effects: Make sure you are taking the appropriate dose. These are not common side effects. If you are taking this for anxiety or depression, there are known interactions with other medications for these conditions. Try stopping this supplement for 2 weeks and see if your symptoms disappear. If you want to continue with 5HTP, check with your MD or pharmacist to be sure it is safe for you. ...Read more
What to do if I cannot breathe clearly out of my nose at night, and I'm getting extreme dry mouth issues. Help?
See ENT: Allergies, stuffy nose, and pathological nose obstruction (e.g. septum deviation) can cause upper airway obstruction, or mouth breathing. Also not breathing well through your nose can aggravate snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. See an ENT specialist ASAP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Can eating too much (cheesecake) just before you go to sleep cause dry (very dry) mouth in the middle of the night and morning. Nu suliva at all?
Not typically but,: Possibly you have an allergy or possibly you may have some lactose-intolerance issues. Do you have similar problems with other milk or cheese products? Problem with too much cheesecake is high calories, high fat content and cholesterol. ...Read more
I've recently begun to have intense itching of my scalp at night. What causes it & what is recommended treatment?)I have dry mouth--any connection?
More info needed: Most identifiable causes of itchy scalp are associated with rash, scale, or other visible skin abnormalities. A thorough description or a good look at the scalp would be helpful. Any new hair/scalp products being used? Hard to think of a connection with dry mouth, unless you're using an antihistamine for the itch. ...Read more
Does a dry mouth cause your tongue to feel tired when chewing and sore. I haven't ate a much, and it takes me longer to eat because it feels tired.?
Saliva: It can. Saliva helps break down carbohydrate in food. If you are lacking saliva, it is like chewing a hand full of saltine crackers all at once. You can't break down the food very easily and instead of the chemicals (salivary enzymes) helping break down the food, you rely more on your tongue and teeth, which means more chewing and sore/tired muscles. At your age, go see a dentist for the cause. ...Read more
I have been prescribed phentermine 37.5 mg for two weeks now with no real side effects besides extreme dry mouth. Is this drug ok to use for wt loss?
Controversial: Phentermine has been approved for the short-term treatment of obesity but should be used with caution as it has many side effects and is potentially addictive. The medication is most effective if prescribed in combination with a diet and exercise regimen under the supervision of a physician experienced in the use of the medication. ...Read more
I have a very dry mouth. I have stopped all medications that can cause it, except lyrica 75 mg which I take at night to help me sleep. I just stopped aciphex. Will my mouth ever stop being dry? I live where ragweed is, and am allergic to it, but stopped
NO: Depending on the cause of your dry mouth it is impossible to say whether it will ever go away you should have a thourou checkup to determine the cause of your dry mouth. ...Read more
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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