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Diabetic, have continuous feeling of hair strand in mouth causing irritation and tiredness, What should be done?

My grannny has a feeling of a hair strand in her mouth all the time..she keeps moving her tongue and often gets irritated n tired of it, she is diabetic and in her 70 s ... have seen a lot of doctors and all have just given her different type of mouth wash ... buh none have been helpful to her condition...pls suggest????
Asked On : Wed, 10 Oct 2012
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She is a elderly women with long history of diabetes.
She should maintain good oral hygiene.
If there are any dental issues taken care of it.
Dry mouth(Polydipsia) due to DM may cause hairlike sensation.
Oral thrush may also cause.
Glossitis due to vitamin deficiency may also cause.
Very rarely come mental conditions may also present in this way.
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