A member asked:

Whenever i eat food or drink somethin, saliva comes in my mouth together with the food and i have to chew food again back, what is the reason for it.

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Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

is produced during mastication to help in the breakdown of food. It is a normal physiologic response

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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Dr. Howard Schneider answered

Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry

Mean by "I have to chew the food again Back". Do you mean after you swallow the food it comes back up and you gave to chew it again? If so this is gastric reflux and requires medical treatment. If you mean the food mixes with saliva before you swallow it than this is normal.

Answered Jun 15, 2014

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