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Dr. Daniel Lee Dr. Lee
Internal Medicine
22 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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Extra saliva and mucus from HIV treatment?

Extra saliva and mucus from HIV treatment?

Not common: Having extra saliva and mucus as a result of HIV treatment is very uncommon and not something I have seen in my patients on HIV treatment. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


Dr. Wayne Roccia Dr. Roccia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
13 years in practice
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Is it normal to have extra saliva after root canal therapy?

Is it normal to have extra saliva after root canal therapy?

Yes: Any time that work is being done in the oral cavity there can be an increase in salivary flow. Not to worry. ...Read more

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Dr. Meng Syn Dr. Syn
Dentistry
34 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What causes extra saliva in the mouth at night?

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What causes extra saliva in the mouth at night?

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

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Dr. Stephen Calendine Dr. Calendine
Dentistry
30 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Cause for weird taste in mouth soapy taste extra saliva?

Cause for weird taste in mouth soapy taste extra saliva?

Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more

Dr. John Comisi Dr. Comisi
Dentistry
34 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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I have a lot of extra saliva in my mouth. Why do I have so much in my mouth?

I have a lot of extra saliva in my mouth. Why do I have so much in my mouth?

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

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Dr. Gary Alder Dr. Alder
Dentistry
43 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

Medications: If you also have excessive sweating you may have a condition where the autonomic nervous system is over active and many of the secretory glands are working excessively. There are relatively safe medicines with modest side effects to control the condition.. Diagnosis must preceed treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Ronda Alexander Dr. Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
15 years in practice
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
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Treatment for excessive mouth watering?

Treatment for excessive mouth watering?

Choices abound: When people make excessive saliva, there are medical options, like drops and pills, as well as surgeries that remove the salivary gland(s) or reposition the drainage ducts. See a head & neck surgeon for a discussion of the right options for your case. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Karsant Dr. Karsant
Dentistry
35 years in practice
University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
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When your mouth is numb, is there extra saliva?

When your mouth is numb, is there extra saliva?

Yes and No: Not extra but you cannot feel the build up and therefore do not swallow whichis what you do without thinking during the day. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I have extra saliva and a really nasty perfume taste in my mouth. What could be wrong?

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

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Dr. Alan Zweig Dr. Zweig
Dentistry
41 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Why do I have so much extra saliva that I drool?

That's healthy!: You're lucky. Saliva is a precious commodity. Just ask someone who has a dry mouth. Swallow more often. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary Sue Stonisch Dr. Stonisch
Dentistry
30 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
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Why do I have so much extra saliva when I wake up?

Why do I have so much extra saliva when I wake up?

Count it a blessing!: Count it a blessing! saliva is your friend.... Without it your mouth becomes acidic because there is no way to flush the bacteria and balance the ph. The acidity causes tooth decay! ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis Dr. Davantzis
Dentistry
36 years in practice
New York University College of Dentistry
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What is the definition or description of: Extra saliva?

Hypersalivation: Hypersalivation (or sialorrhea) is the excessive production of saliva. ...Read more

Dr. Neil McLeod Dr. McLeod
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
45 years in practice
University of Southern California the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
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What do I do about extra saliva and mucus from hiv?

What do I do about extra saliva and mucus from hiv?

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. Neil mcleod dds dentistry that lasts - quality that counts. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith Dr. Smith
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
35 years in practice
UCLA School of Medicine
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Can jaw pain cause extra saliva ?

Can jaw pain cause extra saliva ?

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

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko Dr. Eleczko
Dentistry
32 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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Why might it be that my mouth gets extra saliva when i chew gum?

Why might it be that my mouth gets extra saliva when i chew gum?

Chewing: Chewing gum will stimulate the production of saliva because your mouth thinks it is food. So salavia is produced. Saliva contains enzymes to start the digestion process. This is a natural process. Many people with dry mouths will chew gum just to make more saliva. ...Read more

Dr. Srijan Mehta Dr. Mehta
General Practice
10 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Why do some people have extra saliva in their mouth and does that affect cavities?

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

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Dr. Michael Green Dr. Green
Dentistry
5 years in practice
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How do I get rid of extra saliva in my mouth?

How do I get rid of  extra saliva in my mouth?

Swallow it!: Saliva is a great thing which helps you begin to digest foods and helps you fight tooth decay! there are many who are on medications or have had radiation or chemotherapy which has reduced or dried up their saliva! they would love to have your "problem"! ...Read more

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Dr. Meng Syn Dr. Syn
Dentistry
34 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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I feel like I have extra saliva trapped in my cheek?

I feel like I have extra saliva trapped in my cheek?

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

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Dr. Richard Ruden Dr. Ruden
Dentistry
34 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
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Why do some people produce extra saliva in their mouth?

Why do some people produce extra saliva in their mouth?

Body produces it: Excessive saliva can be caused by either an increase in your body's production of saliva or a decrease in your ability to swallow or keep saliva in your mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Ruden Dr. Ruden
Dentistry
34 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
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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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Extra Saliva (Definition)

Hypersalivation (or sialorrhea) is the ...Read more