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Causes Of Increased Saliva
Many things cause an increase in salivary production.
Dentures that are new or don't fit well
gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Infection in your mouth or throat
medications, such as clonazepam, .
Pregnancy, are just a few.
You should consult your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
What could cause a fecal/mothball taste in back of throat, increased saliva, which is made stronger with sugar intake and fades with no sugar intake?
Saliva: Saliva is an essential part of the digestion process and critical to the health of the teeth and gums. It is produced as a result of ingesting food. That is what is supposed to happen. Saliva is good while the lack of a sufficient amount of saliva is big concern. Be grateful you don't suffer from dry mouth. If you have any other symptoms or concerns, have your dentist and physician examine you. ...Read more
NO: No. Salivary flow can occur for many reasons. ...Read more
Could be many things: Besides sinus issues, infections, gastric reflux and drug side effects which should be rulled out with an examination, I have found that the most common cause is an ill fitting denture, temporary flipper, mouthguard or sleep apnea device. Also there are many different rare causes of excessive saliva that include things like parkinsons disease, and myasthenia gravis. See your dentist. ...Read more
Medications, illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more
No: Jaw pain itself would not cause extra saliva, but do to the saliva glands around your jaw being the problem you may be having pain. You may have pain due to an mouth lesion such as an apthous ulcer. See your physician. ...Read more
Quite the opposite: Having a lot of saliva is good when it comes to preventing cavities. It may be more annoying and there could be a reason for the large saliva production. But...Having little or no saliva flow is what causes cavities. Saliva production decreases with sleep and this is the main reason the profession tells you to brush your teeth at nite. Drugs can help reduce saliva if it is too excessive. ...Read more
Remove tongue bar: How long ago was your tongue pierced? If you remove the tongue bar, your increased salivary flow might reduce. ...Read more
Throat spasms? With eating occ. Feels like food gets stuck, increased saliva, , lasts, <5 min no residual symptoms What could it be?
Feeling a little sick. Increased saliva production, swallowing excessively making it hard to sleep, burping more. Swallowing leading to nausea.
I have a pain underneath my diaphragm on the left and right side. Acidic taste in mouth. Increased saliva never had heartburn or acid reflux?
Question: And the question is? An evaluation by your primary care can help you determine the source of your problem. ...Read more
What can cause a lump in the throat feeling w/ extra saliva? It's making me nauseous. I try to burp it away, but it doesn't help. Stress? Indigestion?
Too many: There are too many possibilities to list in this limited forum. As a general rule any pain, bleeding or (as in your case) swelling should be investigated. Please call your primary care physician. Referral to an ear/nose/throat specialist may be a viable option. Good luck. ...Read more
New tooh arriving: Some eruption distress elicites excessive salivation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Parotid Gland Stone: Your cheeks contain the largest salivary glands in your body--the parotid glands. If they are swollen with saliva, you may have a sialolith (a stone in the duct that blocks the escape of saliva from the inside cheeks). A dentist or oral surgeon can examine or take an xray of the area to confrim this. ...Read more
See your doctor:
Dry mouth causes decay. It is highly likely that the cocktail of medications you are taking are reducing your salivary flow, and as a result the usually thicker saliva produced in certain salivary glads is not moist enough and not being diluted enough for normal comfort. Have your dentists and your doctor discuss your case together and see if there is a different regime that works better for you.
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A good thing.:
Saliva is a beneficial thing, some people don't produce enough. Without it the teeth would not have any defense against tooth decay and the acids from the foods that we eat and drink.
Your system may just need to create more then you think is needed to take care of the environment in your mouth. Of course when there is a signifcant problem it is always good to have it evaluated by your dentist. ...Read more
Extra saliva: Saliva has various components in it and yes having extra saliva could be good for less cavity's as it helps wash away the sticky food. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Difficult to diagnos: From the brief description. Would start off with an evaluation by your physician. Could be a host of things. Sorry I can't be more specific. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I am experiencing extra saliva and mouth tingling. I gave oral to bf and he was using spermicide condom. & hv red dots in tip of tongue now?
Here are some...: Is this the first time you have experienced? By the sequence of events, what you feel now is most likely related to combined effect of oral sex under using spermicide condom... So, if bearable, just wait and see. If unbearable or fast worsening, seek attention timely. To get all care things done correctly, follow instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Best to safety.. ...Read more
I am experiencing mouth sores, tongue problems (quality: smooth, sore) and extra saliva. The following also describes me: Mouth Pain. What should...
See your Dentist: Your Dentist can do a full examination, arrive at a differential diagnosis, and recommend the appropriate treatment. Make sure to take a full list of all meds & supplements, prescription and OTC, that you take. Also note if there has been a change in medications, foods, etc, in the last few days. ...Read more
I am experiencing stomach upset and extra saliva when I wake up after taking a melatonin spray supplement in my mouth 20 minutes before going to bed.
Stop taking it...see if your symptoms go away!
Am I missing something??????
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Variable: Hormonal changes/salivary changes are not set in stone and exaclty the same for anyone. Likely it will cont during pregnancy and likely during nursing. Know that increased saliva is only good for your oral health and helps reduce the risk of decay by buffering acidic encounters. ...Read more
Is extreme pain only on my right side a sign of pregnancy? I have been feeling nausea and have had increased saliva. My symptoms vary each day though
Increased saliva production, discharge and appetite, cramps for just over a week. Symptoms that my period is coming or pregnancy?
Increased saliva. White creamy discharge. High soft closed cervix 4 days before AF. Headaches. Fluctuating appetite. Fatigue. Pregnant???
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more