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What causes the roof of my mouth to be so dry and what can I do about it?

What causes the roof of my mouth to be so dry and what can I do about it?

Dry throat: That can be caused by medications or salivary duct issues most of the time. I would recommend seeing a dentist, also drink plenty of fluids like water or tea. Try to get good nutrition as well. ...Read more

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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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What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

Many causes: If the dryness is new, it may be dehydration, a medication side effect, or part of an infection. If it lasts longer, work-up would consider the above options as well as others, such as a possible auto-immune or thyroid issue, or other problems. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to have sores in mouth and diarrhea?

What could be causing me to have sores in mouth and diarrhea?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What causes my feet to be dry and scaly, also has a odor to them.?

What causes my feet to be dry and scaly, also has a odor to them.?

Scaly feet: The common causes of malodorous, dry, scaling feet is fungal infection, which may be aggravated by poorly ventilated foot wear. Your body's natural level of sweating is also a factor. Finally, your skin may be sensitive to certain materials in foot wear, like leather, tanning chemicals, or latex. ...Read more

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What causes my feet to be dry and scaly, also has a odor to them.?

What causes my feet to be dry and scaly, also has a odor to them.?

War of the worlds.: Although there are several conditions that can account for dry and scaly feet, the common fungal infection, or athlete's foot, tops the list. When the conditions are right, a fungus infects the skin. As the infection increases , the skin begins to crack. The cracking can then allow bacteria to invade the tissues. The odor is from the dead and dying bacteria and fungi. ...Read more

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What to do about dry mouth can be cause by sinuses?

What to do about dry mouth can be cause by sinuses?

Maybe: Dry mouth has multiple causes including medications, breathing through the mouth and systemic conditions. I would suggest seeing your MD about possible causes. You may need to see a dentist for treatment options. ...Read more

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What could be causing my skin and lips to taste gross?

What could be causing my skin and lips to taste gross?

Medications: Are u on any meds they can change taste - smoker, alcohol, and allergies can also cause this. If u have sinus infection it might be contributing. ...Read more

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What can cause my face to dry out and flake?

What can cause my face to dry out and flake?

Many things: You may have dry skin. You also may be using products on your face which have a drying effect. You may not be using appropriate moisturizers. The best way to get an answer is to see a good dermatologist. He/she can diagnose the issue and recommend proper treatment. ...Read more

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My mouth is dry quite often. What can be the reasons for it?

My mouth is dry quite often. What can be the reasons for it?

Sjogren syndrome: It is important to assess whether this is medication-related or to an inflammatory disease called sjogren's syndrome. If dryness is pathologic, oral hygiene is critical to minimize tooth loss. ...Read more

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What could cause my eye to be throbbing? My eye is also very dry.

What could cause my eye to be throbbing? My eye is also very dry.

Dry eyes: Could be due to dryness. Try artificial tears several times a day. If that fails to relieve your symptoms, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 4 canker sores in my mouth -- what could be possible causes?

What to do if I have 4 canker sores in my mouth -- what could be possible causes?

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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What could be causing my dry mouth after brushing my teeth?

What could be causing my dry mouth after brushing my teeth?

Your toothpaste: See if changing your toothpaste brand or type helps. There are so many ingredients in them today, that some people have different responses. You might go back to basics -- i.e. Crest regular, and see if it helps. If not this, then see an oral medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Im getting dry patches in my lips and they turning into sores what can I do to eliminate this problem and what would be causing it

Im getting dry patches in my lips and they turning into sores what can I do to eliminate this problem and what would be causing it

Lips : Dry cracked, sore lips may be treated by a dermatologist with moisturizers and corticosteroid cream for a short time. It is important to make sure the rash is not caused by an allergy to sunscreen or lip balm or to a herpes virus which would cause painful blisters. ...Read more

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Bumps in the mouth on my gums. What can cause this to happen?

Bumps in the mouth on my gums. What can cause this to happen?

Reaction to food: This could be caused by reaction to food or drink. Another cause is trauma or burn from eating bulky or hot food. Herpetic infections or apthous ulcers can also be the culprit. This should be checked by a dentist or physician asap. ...Read more

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My eyes are very irritating and itchy and seem right dry and tired, what can I do to get rid of this feeling, what could be the cause?

My eyes are very irritating and itchy and seem right dry and tired, what can I do to get rid of this feeling, what could be the cause?

Dry Eyes may be: Conjunctivitis could be from Allergens in the environment, Dry eyes causing irritation and lastly infection either Viral or bacterial. Try cold compresses and washing eyes with cold water to help. If there is no discharge and eye lids are not stuck together, apply artificial tears for the relief. If other wise contact us for Video consult or get examined by your doctor. ...Read more