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Common Diseases Spread By Saliva
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
Yes: An assortment of health conditions can also cause a temporary over-production of saliva. For example, tonsillitis can cause an increased saliva production which stops when the tonsils are surgically taken out. Respiratory infections or an infection of certain glands can also result in excessive saliva. A common cold, strep throat and infectious mononucleosis are three common examples. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iam so tensed about rabies. Because 8days before i touched a street dog & i don't know is it bitten me or saliva is spreaded. Wat should I do.?
Need more info: As you are aware rabies is a dangerous illness. If an animal bit you and you do not know anything about the animal seek medical attention now. If you were not bitten but was attacked by a dog without provocation again seek medical attention. If 8 days has passed and you feel well the chances are that you are ok but i would recommend that you still see your family physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok and safe to use saliva as a lube to masturbate oneself with? No infections or diseases can happen etc?
Yes: Many diseases can be transmitted by the oral cavity including the bacteria involved with gum disease and in the case of newborns the bacteria involved with tooth decay. Even those who are coughing near to you could be a risk of transmission. Your concern is valid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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