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Dry mouth and throat despite drinking lots - stress?

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BadSeedsAddict Thu 17-Oct-13 06:03:39

Hi, just wondering if anyone can give me any answers? I have had flu on and off over the last month, normal symptoms, but I now have a very sore throat and constant dry mouth and throat despite drinking plenty of water. It's really unpleasant and I just wondered if anyone had experienced this? It could be stress-related as I have just separated from my husband, however I have never had his in other stressful situations.

chimchiminee Thu 17-Oct-13 06:12:36

How are your eyes? Dry too?

digerd Thu 17-Oct-13 07:33:01

It depends on the depth of the trauma. Great stress or nervousness does dry your mouth out. My first experience of this was when I was older. Didn't get it when I was young and stressed/nervous.

BadSeedsAddict Thu 17-Oct-13 08:59:03

I'm not sure about my eyes, they could be? Thanks smile

chimchiminee Fri 18-Oct-13 05:51:04

I was just thinking that if you have other dryness too it might be worth speaking to your GP as some conditions (like sjorgrens) can cause this.

BadSeedsAddict Fri 18-Oct-13 11:25:31

Thanks chim, might get them to do an overall check as am generally run down!

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