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How can I reduce my excessive saliva?

How can I reduce my excessive saliva?

Alcohol mouthwash: Too much saliva may occur in association with pregnancy, excessive starch intake, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pancreatitis, liver disease, serotonin syndrome, and oral ulcers. Brushing and rinsing with alcohol-containing products may produce drying effects. ...Read more

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Saliva (Definition)

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


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Excessive saliva an sluring of my words?

See doctor: Your doctor may need to evaluate. Neurotically problem is likely including swallowing evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do to manage excessive saliva?

What can I do to manage excessive saliva?

Swallow: Excess saliva is not necessarily a bad thing. Saliva is very important because it contains digestive enzymes that start the digestive process, it cleanses and rinses the mouth, and buffers the acidic ph of acidic food/beverages and acidic dental plaque. Thank your lucky stars you have plenty of saliva. Alternatively, dry mouth leads to rampant dental decay if not managed properly. ...Read more

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How can I put an end to excessive saliva?

Why so drooly?: One of the most common causes of excessive saliva in otherwise normal people is that of reflux. If you have any symptoms of reflux you can try to take some over the counter medicine like Prevacid or Nexium (esomeprazole) for a week or two to see if it helps. Do you have bad teeth? That can do it. Certain medicines can do it too. Is it just when you sleep? Maybe sleep apnea. See a doctor if not improving. ...Read more

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What causes one to produce excessive saliva?

Saliva is an importa: Saliva is an important part of our oral health. It is a natural lubricant, cleaner and contains beneficial bacteria to start the digestion process. It also helps us taste food and swallow. Excess saliva may be cause by certain medications, foods or toxins that may be exposed to. Please consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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What drugs are typically used to treat excessive saliva?

Antihistimes: The most come would be something in the antihistimes. Otc like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) , of prescription scopolamine are medication are just some that will decrease excess saliva. ...Read more

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Could you recommend natural ways to reduce excessive saliva productions?

Consult: Saliva is actually good to keep your teeth and gums healthy. However, if you feel that you have "excessive" saliva, have a consult with your dentist who can go over you complete dental and medical history and then evaluate your complaint. ...Read more

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What causes excessive saliva and is there anything that will help deal with it?

Excessive salivation: Is usually a temporary situation. It can be for a number of reasons - production of excess saliva by the salivary glands; decreased swallowing; reflux; side effect of certain meds. Often new or ill fitting dental /oral appliances can also contribute to excessive salivation. If you are worried consult a dentist or physician. ...Read more

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Is excessive saliva an endocrinology problem?

Saliva: Probably not endocrine. More likely a problem with your salivary glands. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Loads of excessive saliva foamy?ive had excess saliva since ages and it really annoying and embarasing for me and my family.cnt go bck to sleep

Loads of excessive saliva foamy?ive had excess saliva since ages and it really annoying and embarasing for me and my family.cnt go bck to sleep

See dentist: Could've a vert simple solution but does require a dental eval and be sure they know it's a problem visit not for hygienist ...Read more