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What causes an overactive salivary gland?

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Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hunger: I'm not sure what you mean. You'll salivate if you're hungry. If your salivary glands are swollen, they could be blocked with a stone or thick mucus. Dehydration can be part of the problem there, also infection, and sometimes autoimmune disease.
Answered on Feb 18, 2019
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