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5 reasons you have a dry mouth (apart from dehydration)

Did you know certain medications can also lead to dry mouth? Click for more such reasons.

Written by Tania Tarafdar | Updated : July 27, 2016 6:19 PM IST

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Causes Of Dry Mouth

Yes, dry mouth could be a cause of dehydration, but it could also be a more serious condition like diabetes. We got Dr Manish Pense, a consultant at Seawoods Hospital, Mumbai to tell you the causes. So, the next time you feel your mouth going dry for an extended period, do consult your doctor.

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Tobacco And Alcohol

Tobacco and alcohol: Tobacco, alcohol can also affect the salivary glands leading to the mouth going dry.

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Cancer Treatments

Cancer treatments: Cancer treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy can lead to dry mouth.