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Cause of dryness in the mouth and nasal passage in pregnancy, inefficient sleep - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   am 7 months pregnant. currently suffering severe dry mouth and nasal passages. started 2 weeks ago. have consulted with doc and ob, to no avail. am not able to sleep and am desperate.
User :   have been prescribed ambien for sleep and then advised to not take due to dry mouth, then ob advised maltonin NONE of which are working.
User :   what could be the cause of such dry mouth and throat, no taste?
Doctor :   there can be many reasons
User :   how do i get to the bottom of this to treat it then?
Doctor :   like any allergic
Doctor :   or due to anxiety
User :   anything else?
Doctor :   yeah its normal in many case
User :   this is very non-descript and frankly not helpful.
Doctor :   coz of preg

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