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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Mouth bleed: Blood can give your saliva a brown or red tinge to it if you have an active or slow bleed. See dentist or primary doctor to full examination.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones: The hormones of pregnancy do cause hypersalivation for some women. It is a hard problem to address. There really are not medications you can take to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Frymark
45 years experience in Dentistry
Saliva glands: Saliva is a complex fluid that is a lubricant, a buffering agent and anti bacterial, among its many functions. We all need lots of it. It is secrete ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
It could be from: Effect of smoking or second hand smoke or pollutants on your bronchial tubes. Take care!
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
You shouldn't.: Saliva is necessary for good oral health and aids digestion. If you think you're salivating too much, contact your doctor to discuss it.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience in Dentistry
No: Saliva is definitely needed for the general health of teeth , gums , tongue and oral tissues in general. If you have a dry mouth there are several pr ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Up to 15 weeks: Depending on the duration of use, and the sensitivity of the detection method, the test may be positive for up to 15 weeks.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Most commonly this is a side effect of medications but other conditions such as thyroid disease, diabetes, and sjogren's can affect saliva quality and ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Mulder
43 years experience in Dentistry
3 days: Thc can be detected in the saliva for approximately 3 days following smoking the product. It can be found in the urine for an even longer period afte ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience in Dentistry
Suck a lemon drop: A way to increase saliva flow is to suck on lemon drop candy. Preferably sugar free. Or chew gum. That may help. There is artificial saliva availabl ... Read More
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