Dry mouth, difficulty swallowing, headache, salty taste in mouth. Reasons?
Hi i recently on sunday felt dry mouth and difficulty swallowing on the left side. Going to get blood work done tomorrow morning and see a doctor. But i ve had a nagging headache like 5 out of 10 since tuesday which started on left side of my head and now has reached my forehead . I ve had a weird salty taste in my mouth since this started which seems like blood. Just curious about what could be the reasons and if i should at all go to er right away?
hi hello,u might be havig a mass in the throat may be malignancy.This mass is compressig vagus nerve which results in difficulty in swallowig,dry mouth.U consult nearest ent doctor and evaluate your throat.wish you good health.
Answered: Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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