A 46-year-old member asked:
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was wondering what illesses/diseases cause overactive salivary glands?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Varies: Common causes of excessive salivation include; allergies, infection in the mouth or throat, irritation in the mouth and gastroesophageal reflux. Some known medical side effects are, aricept, Compazine (prochlorperazine) and demster.
Answered on Jun 14, 2018
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Dr. Matthew Hyde
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GERD: Can be caused by auto immune disease ditch as lupus for one example but i'm sure there are more.

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