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What is Xerostomia?

What is Xerostomia?

  • Xerostomia: A medical term for a dry mouth due to insufficient saliva. There are numerous causes of a dry mouth including medications and nerve damage.
  • Xerostomia: An oral condition in which salivary flow is reduced. --2004
    Source - Diseases Database

Xerostomia: Introduction

Types of Xerostomia:

Broader types of Xerostomia:

What causes Xerostomia?

Causes of Xerostomia: see causes of Xerostomia

What are the symptoms of Xerostomia?

Symptoms of Xerostomia: see symptoms of Xerostomia

Xerostomia: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Xerostomia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Xerostomia: Otolaryngologist, Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Xerostomia.
Treatments for Xerostomia: see treatments for Xerostomia
Research for Xerostomia: see research for Xerostomia

Name and Aliases of Xerostomia

Main name of condition: Xerostomia

Other names or spellings for Xerostomia:

Aptyalism, Asialia, Dry mouth, Hyposalivation, Oral dryness, Salivary secretion decreased, Salivation decreased Source - Diseases Database


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