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My mouth has gotten so dry during pregnancy. Is it normal, and how can I treat it?

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My mouth has gotten so dry during pregnancy. Is it normal, and how can I treat it?

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Once you get pregnant, your body stores more water to help supply an increasing blood volume, and you may also experience frequent urination. These two things can lead to dry mouth, thirst and other dehydration signs. Gestational diabetes may contribute to dry mouth and thirst (your doctor will most likely check you for it sometime between weeks 24 and 28, when you get your glucose tolerance test).

Dry mouth isn’t just annoying, it can actually make you more susceptible to oral disease because it’s easier for bacteria to build up in your mouth. So it’s important to stay hydrated. You might also want to try Orazyme Dry Mouth mouthwash. It’s an all-natural, alcohol- and sugar-free mouthwash that can help normalize the moisture balance in your mouth and relieve discomfort, difficulty chewing, rough tongue and mouth sores.

Plus, more from The Bump:

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Why is my mouth watering all the time now that I'm pregnant?

Why is it important to go to the dentist while I'm expecting?

expert Chris Kammer, DDS Chris Kammer, DDS, Lifetime Family Dentistry, and president of The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health

Why is my mouth so dry?

Have you asked a doctor about this problem?Maybe this problem of yours exists because of the liquids you are drinking like coffee, tea and stuff like that which you may prepare in different devices.I sugges you go see a doctor and maybe you can use this hospitality supplies and find your self high quality coffee filters and other gadgets you need.

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Why is my mouth so dry?

If you want to have better knowledge about medical conditions I would recommend enrolling for msn programs. That way you could learn yourself about what to do when you encounter a specific medical condition. Good luck!!

InkPink |

Why is my mouth so dry?

Don't ask this question here, you should go see a doctor. I think that is not normal to have the mouth so dry, is a sign that you may have diabetes or you are dehydrated. It's not good for the baby. I don't have any specialized degrees to give you a right answer, that's why you should visit a doctor,

lionking44 |

Why is my mouth so dry?

I'm about to tell you a funny story. While I was at a dentist in Tucson he told me that my mouth is unusually dry and he told me that I might be pregnant. The doctor was right; a few days after this incident I went to my OB/GYN and she confirmed that I was pregnant. Lucky that dentist knew his medicine.

ChristineDaaeDeBeauChamps |

Why is my mouth so dry?

Maybe you need some hydration. I experienced something similar after a visit to a Baker Cosmetic Surgery clinic, but the doctor gave some light pills and everything was fine. I guess that happens because I was sweating a lot during my pregnancy.

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