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Causes Of Drooling
Mouth position: So long as the mouth is open, there is the potential for drooling. If the mouth is closed, not so much. Rarely, there can be an overproduction of saliva that results in overflow of saliva through the corner of the mouth. If that's the case, your pcp can recommend some medications to help. If it's just positional, get a supportive pillow that will help the person sleep with a closed mouth. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 of the habit of sucking on fingers they seem to stop. Kids drooling a lot after this point may have issues like cerebral palsy. ...Read more
My right side of the face has been numb/tingling for the past year, causing me to drool. Is it something I should be worried about?
Absolutely: I would be and you should certainly be too. See your physician immediately. Why have you been waiting? ...Read more
Can benzodiazepines cause an adult to drool? My boyfriend has been drooling for a few months and he takes benzos.
Is it possible for lithium and/or Abilify to cause incontinence, stuffiness and excessive drooling?
Concur w/Dr. Weixel: Allow me to add the following to what Dr. Weixel has written. Lithium is much better known for dry mouth as opposed to drooling. And while incontinence is listed as a side effect it is felt to be usually due to increased urinary frequency. Abilify can cause the side effects you mention in significant numbers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is brownish yellow drool caused by acid reflux while sleeping? Stains on mattress but nothing on my pillow. Normal saliva when I spit in the morning.
Well : Probably is or could be a sinus infection. Recommend Healthtap consult or primary care physician consult for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
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