Dryness Of Mouth

Dryness of mouth is a condition in which there is decreased production of saliva. The condition is also known as xerostomia. Certain medications, cancer therapy, nerve damage, age, smoking, alcohol drinking, etc., are the cause of dryness of the mouth. Dryness of the mouth leads to bad breath, caries formation, grooved tongue, etc.

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What do I do for my elevated blood pressure levels even after doing physical activities?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. I checked my blood pressure last week and noticed it was elevated (systolic mid 130 and diastolic 68 to 74). Resting heart rate is low to mid-50s. I have been taking it every day in order to see an average. It generally falls in the 130 to 139 and 68 to 80 range,...  Read Full »


Dr. Yermal Tanmai Deelip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. The blood pressure range of 130 to 139 falls in the prehypertensive range. It should be addressed. There could be some variations in blood pressure depending on the time of the day when the blood pressure is taken, and it can also change w...  Read Full »

I have developed multiple cavities in eight months though I brush well. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am convinced that I have a lot of cavities. I was inspecting my teeth the other day and I have multiple points of concern and I am now afraid to get to the dentist. I have my six-month cleaning in days and I am anxious. I have two small smooth dots on two teeth on the side. Is this a...  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The black dots would be the carious lesions. It does not matter if you take much care and do regular brushing, with time the carious lesions increase in the dental arch. You need to get it filled by a dentist as soon as possible. The multiple carious teeth happen becau...  Read Full »

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