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Dr. Warren Foster
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Anti Drooling Medicines (Overview)

Anti-drooling medications can improve quality of life.


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Anti drooling medicines?

Anti drooling medicines?

Available: Discuss with your md so that you can make sure it won't interfere with your other meds. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
84 doctors shared insights

Anti Drooling Medicines (Overview)

Anti-drooling medications can improve quality of life.


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Anti drooling medicines?

Available: Discuss with your md so that you can make sure it won't interfere with your other meds. ...Read more

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I have problem of drooling at night which really bothers my sleep and I cannot sleep on my back as it gives my body a bad shock any recommended medicine to stop drooling?

I have problem of drooling at night which really bothers my sleep and I cannot sleep on my back as it gives my body a bad shock any recommended medicine to stop drooling?

Drooling: There are many causes for drooling, some of which include numbness of the mouth from use of orajel, problems with swallowing when saliva accumulates in the mouth, & neurological conditions such as parkinson's disease, as well as effect of medications such as antipsychotics. Best tx is to find out & treat the cause. Some medications used are atropine, cogentine, & glycopyrrolate. ...Read more

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14 month old son has a fever and consistently drooling. Molars may be coming in but the fever stay at 101 regardless of the medicine. Is this normal?

14 month old son has a fever and consistently drooling.  Molars may be coming in but the fever stay at 101 regardless of the medicine.  Is this normal?

Other symptoms?: Fever itself is never an evil "symptom." it is a sign of an infection that if fully vaccinated-may be a virus germ that will improve with"comfort" care and support. Numbers on a thermometer are not as important as associated symptoms/comfort and severity/duration. You may watch and wait for your toddler-offer meds if he tolerates/needs it. Follow up with your pediatrician if things worsen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can stop drooling in night?

Can you tell me how I can stop drooling in night?

This problem may: Be caused by many factors. You will need to be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Why would an adult (age 49) start drooling at nightsuddenly?

Drooling: Could be a lot of things. I usually first ask about mouth opening. Snoring/gasping at night will cause mouth to open. Also, make sure not a new medication was started or stopped. ...Read more

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How do I stop drooling in my sleep?

How do I stop drooling in my sleep?

Not easy: If you sleep with your mouth ope it is natural to drool. If it is really excessive you might want to talk to your doctor, but you are probably normal. Is your nose clogged? ...Read more

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How can I stop drooling in my sleep?

How can I stop drooling in my sleep?

DROOLING SLEEP: You can stop drooling in your sleep if you do not sleep tight or you wake up sometimes at night to rinse your mouth. Drooling is a sign of deep slumber. ...Read more

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Why am I drooling so much with my parkinsons?

Why am I drooling so much with my parkinsons?

Swallowing problem: Parkinson's has movement (motor)and nonmotor symptoms. Drooling is thought to be from a failure in swallowing or infrequent swallowing than from too much saliva. ...Read more

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What nerological disease cause drooling n infant?

What nerological disease cause drooling n infant?

Most babies drool: Drooling is part of the routine for most infants & toddlers. They constantly put fingers in their mouth & drooling is normal. After they get past some habit of sucking on fingers they seem to stop. Kids drooling a lot after this point may have issues like cerebral palsy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could I stop drooling in my sleep?

Mouth breathing: Typically, any level of nasal obstruction can create conditions that encourage mouth breathing particularly when sleeping. Drooling is a symptom that you may be mouth breathing at night. Have a full nasal evaluation by ENT doc. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for drooling?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for drooling?

Close the mouth: Drool falling out of the mouth can occur by accident. It also can be due to muscular dysfunction of the facial nerve leaving the outside of the mouth drooped and causing uncontrollable drool. This can be fixed by a surgical support procedure. Your plastic surgeon or otolaryngologist can help you with this. ...Read more

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Can orchitis problem effect my digestion or cause drooling?

Can orchitis problem effect my digestion or cause drooling?

Unclear...: Orchitis means inflammation or infection of the testes. It true, consider if you got mumps.

In fact, epididymitis (infection or inflammation around the testes_ is more common in young sexually active men like you. Besides, many other reasons may cause pain or ache in the sac. Professionals can help you differentiate what might have happened to you.

Best wish... ...Read more

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3 mo old drooling a lot for past 2 weeks. What can be the problem.

3 mo old drooling a lot for past 2 weeks. What can be the problem.

No social conscience: Babies sit in poo, wear spit up on clothes & drool a lot because they don't have any reason not to. Often they have found that putting things on their lips & mouth gives them pleasure & this increases drooling. Some feel it is a reflection of teething but I'm not convinced that matters. ...Read more

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My 3 month old baby has been drooling a lot in the last couple days is this ok?

My 3 month old baby has been drooling a lot in the last couple days is this ok?

See doctor: Babies do drool a little but as you think that your baby is drooling a lot for 2 days,. Baby may be having any problem/infection — in mouth which is causing drooling. Consult your doctor and get treatment ...Read more

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Ever since I started clozapine I've been drooling. How long until it goes away or is it here to stay?

Drooling & Clozaril (clozapine): Drooling is a known side effect of clozaril, (clozapine) and it may be dose-related. Talk with your doctor about this, to see if the dose can be adjusted. Clozaril (clozapine) can be very helpful for disabling psychotic symptoms, and your need for this must be balanced against any side effects. I'm sure your doctor wants the best for you. ...Read more

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If a patient faces looks lopsided and he is drooling is he likely yo have a stroke or what disease might he be experiencing?

If a patient faces looks lopsided and he is drooling is he likely yo have a stroke or what disease might he be experiencing?

Possibly: What you describe sounds like either a stroke or bell's palsy. Patient should seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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My 16 month old has been drooling a lot since he was born. He was diagnosed with laryngomalcia at 10 months. Do they go together?

Laryngomalacia: Yes. Laryngomalacia is the weakness of the laryngeal muscles and audible sounds heard. Occasionally can be associated with drooling. Usually by 2 years this condition will resolve. ...Read more

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I feel like I have excess saliva. I'm not drooling but this has gone on for two months almost. It's very annoying is this dangerous?

Doubtful: There aren't either many scary diseases that cause too much saliva. I'm more concerned about someone who produces too little than too much. ...Read more

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How to Stop Drooling in My Sleep. It's really embarrassing to wake up and see the puddle of drool, and it leaves stain on my sheets. Need help please?

How to Stop Drooling in My Sleep. It's really embarrassing to wake up and see the puddle of drool, and it leaves stain on my sheets. Need help please?

Sleeping habits: A lot of times this can be due to blocked sinuses (ie, you can't breathe through your nose because they're blocked so you breathe through your mouth). Try a decongestant or intranasal spray (eg, Nasocort) to see if that helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of drooling?

What's the best treatment to get rid of drooling?

Drooling: I would want to know the age of the patient and what meds they were on. Some medications can cause drooling. If a medication is necessary to help, an anticholinergic med like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help. ...Read more

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My daughter is 19months and is constantly drooling. I think it's just from teething as we are awaiting her two year molars. Could it be something else?

My daughter is 19months and is constantly drooling. I think it's just from teething as we are awaiting her two year molars. Could it be something else?

It could be: It could be due to teething. At ths age your chid should be gettig her 1st molars in. In some cases it may even be her 2nd molars coming in a little early. As long as she has no other symptoms i woldnt worry about the drooling. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm drooling and lumps under jaw?

Infection?: You may be drooling because it hurts to swallow. Lumps under jaw along with drooling suggests an infection of teeth/mouth/throat. See oral surgeon or ENT/ doc ASAP ...Read more

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My 3month old is drooling alot and always putting her hands in her mouth is she starting to theeth?

Teething: It's a little on the early side (usually around 6 months) but it certainly can be at this time. Kids of that age do that anyway. Congratulations. It's an exciting time for you. Enjoy her. ...Read more

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How to stop drooling at night?

Great Advice: Great advice here:
http://www.wikihow.com/Stop-Drooling-in-Your-Sleep

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How can I manage nonstop drooling?

Bibs and wipedowns: I consider drooling as a marker for the level of social conscience of an infant. What a wonderful freedom not to worry about your appearance. Yes it increases with teething or mouth or gum irritation, but really reflects a disintrest in swallowing the extra volume. As the child develops social awareness they will stop. Your repeated wipedowns will help them learn what you expect from them. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about drooling?

How much should I worry about drooling?

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 can have inability to control one's saliva. Some medications are associated with this. If persistent, I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Stacey Ishman
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Drooling (Definition)

Drooling = saliva involuntarily ...Read more