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Dry mouth, or xerostomia (zeer-o-STOE-me-uh), refers to a condition in which the salivary glands in your mouth don't make enough saliva to keep your mouth wet.
Diagnosis To determine the cause of your dry mouth, your doctor likely will review your medical history and all medications you're taking, including over-the-counter medications, and examine your mouth. Sometimes you may need blood tests, imaging sca...
The best way to treat dry mouth — known medically as xerostomia (zeer-o-STOE-me-uh) — depends on what's causing it.
Although the cause of black hairy tongue can't always be determined, possible causes or contributing factors include: Changes in the normal bacteria or yeast content of the mouth after antibiotic use Poor oral hygiene Dry mouth (xerostomia...
In about 70% of patients undergoing this treatment, radiation therapy leads to chronic hyposalivation (xerostomia, also called dry mouth).
Underlying problems that may be linked to secondary burning mouth syndrome include: Dry mouth (xerostomia), which can be caused by various medications, health problems, problems with salivary gland function or the side effects of can...
A condition called dry mouth or xerostomia (zeer–o-STOE-me-uh) can contribute to bad breath because production of saliva is decreased.
Dry mouth (xerostomia).
. , is interested in understanding and harnessing the regenerative potential of tissue-resident stem cells to address two clinical problems: breast cancer in patients who are considered high risk, and hyposalivation (xerostomia) in p...
Lifestyle and home remedies Coping with dry mouth People who undergo radiation therapy to the head and neck area often experience very dry mouth (xerostomia).
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