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Dry mouth: Introduction

Dry mouth: Dry mouth (xerostomia) is common in many adults and may make it hard to eat, swallow, taste, and speak. (Source: excerpt from Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA) ... more about Dry mouth.

Dry mouth: A condition characterized by the sensation of a dry mouth. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dry mouth is available below.

Symptoms of Dry mouth

Wrongly Diagnosed with Dry mouth?

Dry mouth: Related Patient Stories

Alternative Treatments for Dry mouth

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Dry mouth: Complications

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Causes of Dry mouth

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Disease Topics Related To Dry mouth

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Dry mouth: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dry mouth

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Dry mouth: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Dry mouth

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Dry mouth: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Dry mouth

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Dry mouth: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Dry mouth

Dry mouth (xerostomia) is common in many adults and may make it hard to eat, swallow, taste, and speak. (Source: excerpt from Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Definitions of Dry mouth:

An oral condition in which salivary flow is reduced. --2004 - (Source - Diseases Database)


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