What Dry Mouth Feels Like
Dry mouth is unpleasant and uncomfortable, but some of that discomfort takes surprising forms. Did you know that lack of salivation can make your tongue burn? It’s a condition known as burning tongue syndrome, and it’s just one of the surprising symptoms of dry mouth.
When your mouth is dry, you may notice your mouth feels sticky. It may become difficult to eat and swallow. Your throat may become dry as well, making choking more common.
Along with all the other discomforts, dry mouth may make your lips crack, it may make your tongue rough and dry, and it could cause sores to form on and in your mouth.
Adding to all the other possible problems, you may find it difficult to talk without the saliva necessary to keep your tongue lubricated.