dry mouth


: a condition in which the inside of a person's mouth becomes very dry
The medication can cause dry mouth.

Examples of dry mouth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Besides its trademark of a whooping cough, pertussis can cause nervousness, dry mouth and nausea, among other symptoms. Thomas D. Elias, Orange County Register, 17 May 2024 These include a white coating on the tongue, a dry mouth, or excess mucus entering the back of the throat from one's nose or sinuses - usually stemming from nasal irritation, allergies, or a bacterial infection. Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 4 May 2024 Some surgeons have raised concerns about dry mouth resulting from submandibular gland reduction, but Drs. Jolene Edgar, Allure, 1 May 2024 The 19 individuals reported adverse reactions to counterfeit Botox, with nine undergoing hospitalization for conditions such as blurred vision, difficulty swallowing, dry mouth, constipation, fatigue, and shortness of breath. Danielle Sinay, Glamour, 19 Apr. 2024 These include a risk of dependency, feelings of irritability or restlessness, headache, upset stomach, a dry mouth, or becoming sleepy during the day. Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2024 Some individuals may experience dry mouth or drowsiness when using CBD oil. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 The most common are dry mouth, diarrhea, or low blood pressure. All Cbd Naturals, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 The Mayo Clinic says potential side effects may include: weight loss, dry mouth, chills, nausea, vomiting, constipation, changes in urine, liver damage, muscle pain, dizziness, drowsiness, hallucinations, depression, delusion, seizures and coma. Georgea Kovanis, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2024

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“Dry mouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry%20mouth. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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dry mouth

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