Dry Mouth Syndrome (Dysgeusia)

About- Dry mouth also known as xerostomia is a condition occurs when salivary glands in the mouth don’t produce enough saliva to keep our mouth wet.

Symptoms-
 Bad breath
 Cracked lips
 Difficulty chewing, speaking and swallowing
 Dry or rough tongue
 Dry or sticky mouth
 Hoarseness
 Problems wearing dentures
 Sore throat
 Taste change
 Thick and stringy saliva
 
Causes-
 Aging
 Alcoholism
 Alzheimer's disease
 Botulism poisoning
 Dehydration
 Diabetes
 HIV/AIDS
 Medications of depression, high blood pressure, and anxiety
 Nerve damage
 Radiation therapy on the head or neck
 Rheumatoid arthritis
 Sjogren's syndrome
 Smoking tobacco
 Stroke
 Taking tranquilizers
 Using marijuana
 Yeast infection (thrush) in the mouth

Specialists to visit
 General Physician

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References-
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https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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