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White Film On Lips

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I'm really not sure if this is the right forum, so forgive me if it's not. :d

every morning when I wake up, I have a white film on my lips. It seems the longer I sleep, the more I get. It's easy to get off after I get up, but it looks nasty. Any idea what might cause this and if it's treatable/cureable?

Thanks in advance!
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First Helper Relyt
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replied October 10th, 2005
I have the same thing, im pretty sure its saliva, I dont care when I wake up and its there, but if im at work and I dont chew gum it shows up, and it looks gross
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replied October 10th, 2005
It sounds to me like a case of the pasties, or more properly known as dry mouth. I would suggest not eating any foods atleast 2 hours before bed time, and drink a 500ml glass of water before bed as well. Follow that for a week, and if you still have problems then come back, post, and ill suggest something else. Btw, im not a doctor but I do research various health topics daily as it is part of my full time job to do so. So im not just full of bs if thats what your thinking. Smile

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replied September 8th, 2013
I personally am going to try your suggestion. I hate waking up every morning with my lips looking nasty. Thanks for the suggestion. I'll let you know what happens.
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replied September 11th, 2013
It means you're dehydrated. Just drink more water throughout the day and it will fix it.
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