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How To Stop Excessive Saliva From Flu
Problem?: There are no real dental problems associated with excessive saliva, but the opposite is true. People with dry mouth may suffer from painful oral tissues, rampant decay, halitosis and other issues. If medications are used to slow salivary flow, i would be concerned about those side effects possibly developing. Be sure to understand your problem and the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Cut portions in half: If you are looking to responsibly limit what amounts you eat. Cut a reasonable portion of all the courses in half and put it in a container for another meal. Then eat what is left on your plate. ...Read more
Stop and go: There isn't a way to "stop" cervical mucous production except by dehydration or lack of hormonal support. Many women would love to have this problem as it helps with sexual activity. If this is still a concern to you, please "go" to a GYN MD and get examined to determine if the cervical mucous is "excessive" or not and the cause. ...Read more
Neti pots can : reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more
Brush, floss: One thing is to make sure you continue to brush and floss your teeth properly to keep bacterial populations down, use a Fluoride rinse to strengthen teeth. Also, talk to you doctor who prescribed the medications to see if there are alternative drugs that won't dry out your mouth. I wouldn't use any mouthwash that has alcohol in it because it would dry your mouth more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excessive saliva from pre-pyloric ulcer. Doctors gave meds but saliva doesn't decrease and has sour taste and can't sleep from it, how to treat?
Typhoid: Persons with typhoid fever usually have a sustained fever as high as 103° to 104° F (39° to 40° C). They may also feel weak, or have stomach pains, headache, or loss of appetite. In some cases, patients have a rash of flat, rose-colored spots. The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of Salmonella Typhi. ...Read more
Insulin resistance: Today our diets are loaded with artificial sweeteners. This is what is in diet products and sugar free products. Science is now showing that theses artificial sweeteners are 10 times more problematic in spiking Insulin levels and making one hungry. We need to consume low glycemic, natural products such as green vegetables, apples, pears , berries, natural chicken, fish and purified water. ...Read more
Sun block: Use a heavy duty sun block, one that does not have any fragrance, before you are exposed to the sun. A good otc sunblock is by vanicream. ...Read more
Depends: On what you're treating.If you are having issues with darker patches of skin those are often due to overproduction of melanin in the epidermis layer of skin you can try a skin lightening topical cream to inhibit the major enzyme that helps produce melanin.If the issue is deeper in the skin in dermis only laser has been shown to help.Neither are absolute guarantee to stop making melanin completely ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
STOP smoking!: The one sure way to not develop a smoking related malignancy is to not smoke. This also sets a good example for younger people that you know and will save you money as tobacco products are expensive. It's a win win situation to stop smoking if at all possible. You can do it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take to eliminate h. Pylori, and how can I prevent my roommates from contracting it from me?
2 weeks: H pylori is usually a chronic bacterial infection of the stomach. It can usually be cured by taking several prescription medications every day for 2 weeks. Most people who have h pylori got infected in childhood, but it can be spread by oral secretions from person to person. H pylori can be diagnosed by blood tests, stools tests, breath tests, or endoscopy with biopsy. ...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
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