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Do you have any other suggestions for oral lubricants for cancer patients other than glycerine and vegetable oil?


Posted by KATHY

My friend has terminal cancer that started in the breast and metasisized. She is in end stage and I want to help keep her comfortable The hospice nurse recommended straighr olive oil to help her dry mouth, but my friend did not want to use this.
 
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Dry mouth is very common in cancer patients. Here is a website with a list of products that may help dry mouth and other oral complications.

http://www.oralcancerfoundation.org/products/patients_products.htm

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