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My mother has MS and dry mouth and facial numbness is this typical?

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In brief: Analysis

The dry mouth is NOT due to MS, but rather would be secondary to medication or even a co-morbidity such as Sjogren's.
Facial numbness maybe due to MS, but also could be secondary to dental or jaw issues, and perhaps a dentist is of value. Talk to your neurologist about current meds to manage MS, a family conference may help.

In brief: Analysis

The dry mouth is NOT due to MS, but rather would be secondary to medication or even a co-morbidity such as Sjogren's.
Facial numbness maybe due to MS, but also could be secondary to dental or jaw issues, and perhaps a dentist is of value. Talk to your neurologist about current meds to manage MS, a family conference may help.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dry mouth....

Ms can cause almost any symptoms, but dry mouth and facial numbness might be caused by other things as well.
...Like medications or viral infections. I suggest you consult a neurologist.

In brief: Dry mouth....

Ms can cause almost any symptoms, but dry mouth and facial numbness might be caused by other things as well.
...Like medications or viral infections. I suggest you consult a neurologist.
Dr. Peter Glusker
Dr. Peter Glusker
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Dr. Shokri Wahib
Dentistry

In brief: Yes

Yes, those are some of they common symptoms of ms regarding the mouth.

In brief: Yes

Yes, those are some of they common symptoms of ms regarding the mouth.
Dr. Shokri Wahib
Dr. Shokri Wahib
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