dry mouth

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    Dry mouth solution

    I have strict npo for about 6 weeks now. My swallow reflexes are too slow so drinking or sipping water is too risky, I choke on the smallest of sips. I am not dehydrated since my wife is ensuring I get at least two liters daily through the PEG tube feedings. My salivation used to be rather...
  2. John445

    Overnight Dry Mouth

    Hello, I was diagnosed in July of 2022 and so far have slow progression. Recently I have had some nights falling asleep is difficult. My doc perscribed Ambian but looking at the side effects leary about using often. What I have discerned is that I wake up often during the night and have dry...
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    Wholeheartedly Believe It's Bulbar Onset

    Hi All, I sincerely apologise for coming on here again. (Last here in 2012). I just wanted to put my thoughts down into words due to the worry it is causing. Firstly I’m a 34 year old male who is very overweight and leads a very sedentary lifestyle I have had a large variety of symptoms which...
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    We are stuck and need advice

    I have had 2 accidents now and I just dont understand how it's not ALS related. Both now I have been in the bathroom on time but as soon as I see the toilet I cant hold it anymore and it all comes out. Is this normal? Plus my hair is so greasy and my hair on my head and eyelashes are getting...
  5. Chincoteaguer

    Dry mouth

    Can Furosemide (lasix) cause lasting dry mouth even after stopping the drug? My PALS started having extreme dry mouth after I gave her the first dosage - 2 ML, 20MG. Prior to the Lasix she was producing excess secretions. The Pharmacist suggested halving the second dose but this produced the...
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    Possible bulbar?

    Hello all. New here. Don't know exactly where to start so I'll try and give a bit of history before going into what's currently going on. Around 2006 I had a wierd tongue episode. It basically jerked very hard about 4 times and it freaked me out to the point I went to the er thinking I was...
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    For some 10 years now I have had problems almost permanently, although good periods and not so good periods with my mouth. Difficulties with lips feeling fatigued after talking at length. Difficulties with my tongue in the same regard. Sometimes dry mouth, sometimes an apparent excess of saliva...
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    Looking for insight

    Hi everyone. Looking for some input as I see you all are very kind and knowledge able. About two months ago I started difficulty swallowing abruptly out of nowhere. It's constant , I can swallow solids although pieces get stuck above Adams apple and I need to sip water most bites. Saliva seems...
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    my dad got his peg!

    My dad has his peg placed yesterday. He was already week and losing weight and choking so badly - for hours, every single day.... At first I was so happy and relieved.... No more choking, and hopefully he'll become stronger eventually. And it was a miracle he decided that peg was a way to...
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    Feet & Hands are numbed every night

    Hi, Recently I can't get a good sleep. I wake up 2 - 3 times each night because I am still trying to get used to with Trilogy machine and chin strip for dry mouth. Every time I wake up, my feet and hands are numbed. Any idea? Thanks