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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Great Advice: Great advice here: http://www.wikihow.com/Stop-Drooling-in-Your-Sleep

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hypersalivation: Causes of saliva overproduction include pregnancy, excessive starch intake, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pancreatitis, liver disease, serotonin sy ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Bibs: Most babies drool a lot when they are teething and a bib is the best management. There are not any meds that are recommended as this is a phase due to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kimberly Erway
19 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on the cause: Some medications cause drooling. The easiest solution is: sugar-free gum or candy. This doesn't fix the problem but encourages you to swallow often, ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
That depends: Causes of drooling vary with age. I'm not qualified to discuss childhood causes, but in adults a variety of neurologic and even psychiatric disorders ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thoughts: You might consider seeing your dentist for an appliance that would help. Drying agents like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can could be considered if they ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cold/allergy meds: Decongestants and anti-histamines but decongestants can worsen anxiety. Both tend to dry out secretions. Older otc anti-histamines (short acting) dry ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Drooling: Drooling while awake suggests excessive saliva production or weakness of the facial muscles such as seen in Bell's palsy. Dental disease is another po ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
This problem may: Be caused by many factors. You will need to be evaluated by an otolaryngologist.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drooling: Drooling = saliva involuntarily drips from the mouth.

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