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Why is my throat always dry on the right side. Been happing for a few months now and mainly happens at night. Tonsils have been removed years ago?

Why is my throat always dry on  the right side. Been happing for a few months now and mainly happens at night. Tonsils have been removed years ago?

Dry Throat: while sleeping is generally due to sleeping with the mouth open. It also may be due to very low humidity in ones bedroom. Sleep apnea needs to be considered as well as blockage of the sinuses either mechanical or due to congestion.I would suggest you first try a humidifier and if that doesn't help then an evaluation by ENT may be in order. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Why does my throat stay dry?

Why does my throat stay dry?

Could be meds: Metformin often causes dry mouth, among other potential side effects. If the dry mouth/throat precedes the metformin, other reasons might be that you are a "mouth breather" if you have poor airflow through your sinuses; you could have a mild yeast infection in your throat (thrush), or dry mouth plus dry eyes can be signs of some autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Why does my throat feels dry?

Why does my throat feels dry?

Lack of saliva: Our mouths become dry when the 3 salivary glands stop secreting. The cause varies from medications, over closed bites(tmj) and any overactivation of your sympathetic nervous system(stress). ...Read more

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What causes your throat to feel so dry?

Dry throat: Hello. Dry mouth and dry throat can come from a number of causes. Side effects from medication is a common cause. In the winter months we evaporate more moisture from our airway. Remedies would be to drink more water, use a humidifier and mist your nose with a saline spray. Finally a condition called sjogren's disease could also cause this. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my throat suddenly becomes dry?

Why does my throat suddenly becomes dry?

Dry Throat: Hello. Dry throat could be due to a side effect of medications, are you on any prescription or OTC medications? Allergy medications are commonly used during this time of year and can cause dryness. Another consideration is your fluid intake. If you aren't drinking enough water, our saliva and mucus from the nose is thicker and not as mobile hence a "dry" feeling. I hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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Why do i always feel like my throat is dry?

Why do i always feel like my throat is dry?

Dry: Probably need to drink a little more fluids. If you have concurrent symptoms of dry eyes and dry mouth you may have a condition called Sjogren syndrome. Hormonal issues can also cause a dry mouth. Would suggest talking to your doctor about this problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your throat is often dry?

What does it mean when your throat is often dry?

Common issue: Throat can be dry due to medications, allergy, relative dehydraton ...Read more

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My throat feels dry and raspy! what can this be?

Viral...: A dry, raspy throat without fever or cough is usually due to a virus. Over the counter medications to manage your symtoms is all that would be recommended. ...Read more

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What causes the back of your throat to feel dry?

What causes the back of your throat to feel dry?

Dry throat: Hello, a dry throat could come from a lack of hydration from decreased water intake, sleeping with your mouth open, a side effect of medications, even a condition called sjogren's disease. Begin with drinking more water, sleep with a humidifier and see your doctor if it persists despite these suggestions. ...Read more

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My throat becomes dry and i feel very difficult?

My throat becomes dry and i feel very difficult?

Dry Throat: There can be a number of issues... See an ENT doctor for help. Infections, metabolic problems, yeast, dehydration, auto-immune diseases, gerd, etc. Etc. I don't quite know what you mean by "feeling difficult"? ...Read more