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My 3 year old is sleeping and producing saliva that looks a little like foam I know it's not a seizure what else could it be?
Video Record Events: Saliva can appear bubbly or frothy when mixed with air. This might occur in sleepers who tend to drool and are mouth-breathers. It is important to know more details such as duration, sleep disturbances, loud snoring, and more in order to evaluate underlying conditions that may be contributing. Suggest you video record child and review with doctor to identify any abnormalities that could be present ...Read more
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
M South Indian.My sisters baby 2 months old has not passed stool for 3 days.what to do?Also saliva often pops out like foam on her lips.gas problem?
Infant constipation: Rectal stimulation, such as by taking a rectal temperature, will often stimulate the reflex that enhances the onset of stooling. Infants with a change in bowel habits whoare also vomiting, very irritable, have blood from their rectum, are feeding poorly or have distended (puffed out and hard) bellies should be urgently evaluated by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excess saliva: Excess saliva, usually with drooling, is not very common in young people, but becomes more common in older folks. It can be caused by discoordination in the pharynx (not swallowing saliva), medications that stimulate salivary glands, conditions that stimulate the GI tract (vomiting, severe heartburn, esophageal spasm), and in older people, weakness of the oral muscles & lips, which leads to leakag. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saliva glands: Saliva is a complex fluid that is a lubricant, a buffering agent and anti bacterial, among its many functions. We all need lots of it. It is secreted by large glands in the cheeks and under the tongue, emptying into the mouth via large ducts, as well as by many tiny glands located throughout the mouth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers