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Dry mouth sour mouth.I.Cant.Pass.My .Salive.

Dry mouth sour mouth.I.Cant.Pass.My .Salive.

Dry mouth: Many medications will cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor about medications and see a dentist also. Dry. Mouth will cause cavities. Avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol with can maki it worse. Biotene products are specifically made to help dry mouth. Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum can stimulate saliva flow. Keep well hydrated. ...Read more

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Unusually drowsy, dry mouth, aggravated, why?

Unusually drowsy, dry mouth, aggravated, why?

Sleep Apnea?: So hard to diagnose these things over the internet. Have your physician give you a full physical. ...Read more

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What can cause difficulty swallowing saliva?

What can cause difficulty swallowing saliva?

Dysphagia: Difficulty in swallowing is caused by, lesions in the mouth and pharynx or larynx, neuromuscular disturbances, mechanical obstruction of the oesaphagus, tonsilar abscesses, Ludvig's angina, and carcinoma of the tongue, excessive dryness or thirst,and acute alcoholic inebriation. It is a problem and if it does not disappear in a few hours you should seek professional attention quickly. ...Read more

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Salty, thick, excessive saliva, trouble swallowing, breathing struggles, excessive sweating on neck and back, foggy headed, blurred vision, etc?

Salty, thick, excessive saliva, trouble swallowing, breathing struggles, excessive sweating on neck and back, foggy headed, blurred vision, etc?

Breathing struggles?: Anytime you have to struggle to breathe, you should go to the emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Call 911 if necessary. ...Read more

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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

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Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, ^ gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more

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Reasobs for excess saliva?

Reasobs for excess saliva?

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 more

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Concern about diseases transmitted through mouth, saliva, and/or tongue?

Concern about diseases transmitted through mouth, saliva, and/or tongue?

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 more

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Weird symptoms accompanying vomiting. Dry retching, gagging, etc?

Weird symptoms accompanying vomiting. Dry retching, gagging, etc?

They go together. : Gagging, retching and vomiting are friends that like to accompany each other. One invites the other and soon you have all three. Hopefully they will go away. If the vomiting persists you may need to visit a doctor. ...Read more

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Help! could stevia cause dry mouth?

Help! could stevia cause dry mouth?

As far as I know, no: Stevia was cleared by the fda and is considered safe. It is a low calorie sweetener. As far as i know, it should not cause dry mouth. ...Read more

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What causes excess salivation post Nissen funds?

What causes excess salivation post Nissen funds?

Excess salivation or: sialorrhea is not one of the more commonly reported side effects following Nissen fundoplication surgery.Early on gas, difficulty swallowing and bloating are the principle problems which, fortunately, typically improve. Diarrhea persists in about 10%, difficulty swallowing in 3%, and inability to belch or vomit in about 1/3. Excess saliva is likely due to impaired swallowing, not overproduction ...Read more

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Bloodshot eyes, excessive sticky saliva, breathing difficulties, diarrhea, what to do?

Bloodshot eyes, excessive sticky saliva, breathing difficulties, diarrhea, what to do?

See doctor: Many symptoms that do not necessarily relate so you should go see your family doctor for a check up. Good luck. ...Read more

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Saliva build up post nasal drip burping often (upset stomach)?

Saliva build up post nasal drip burping often (upset stomach)?

The PND may be : Causing your upset stomach. See your doctor to help determine if you have allergies or sinusitis, and what would be safe for you to take. Also, use a couple pillows at night to sleep, so your head is elevated versus flat while you're symptomatic. Drink lots of liquids too, stay away from dairy and sugar. This makes it worse! ...Read more

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Can postnasal drip cause dry mouth?

Can postnasal drip cause dry mouth?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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My gag reflex seems more sensitive..Brush teeth..Strong smells..Weird looking food .Garglin water from bathroom sink makes me gag. Why? Help

Mental or menstrual : The gag reflex is something that can be overcome with mental focus and positive reinforcement, albeit quite a bit of both! another potential reason is morning sickness. If that's completely out of the question, then consider practicing on decreasing the reflex. Some gag reflexes are so severe that only sedation allows for dental treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to stop from excessively salivating at night?

What can I do to stop from excessively salivating at night?

Nighttime salivating: Many possibilities. Perhaps you are regurgitating stomach contents during the night and irritating your throat and mouth. This is called gurd. Try not eating after 7, avoiding alcohol, losing weight if over weight, stop smoking, sleeping on your side if you snore and elevating head of bed 6 inches. If no help see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Root canal scheduled for tomorrow but today my pain was gone without meds but I was salivating an unormal amount, any ideas on what is going on?

Root canal scheduled for tomorrow but today my pain was gone without meds but I was salivating an unormal amount,  any ideas on what is going on?

Pain: Sudden absence of pain indicates Abscess is now draining, and that can cause salivation increase. Don't assume lack of pain means that you self healed. To the contrary, infection is now spreading. See root canal specialist, an Endodontist, ASAP. ...Read more

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Help, I can't stop salivating when I talk after having energy drink?

Help, I can't stop salivating when I talk after having energy drink?

So why are you still: drinking them? You are apparently either very sensitive to the caffeine, are drinking too many of them, or you are sensitive to other ingredients in them (many are just caffeine, but others contain vitamins, ginkgo and various other ingredients, including taurine and other amino acids). If something gives you trouble and you don't stop using it, I worry about a problem. Talk to your doctor ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot stop salivating when i talk after energy drink?

What to do if i cannot stop salivating when i talk after energy drink?

How about stopping: the energy drink?? When a person consistently has a problematic symptom after using a substance, but continues to USE that substance, that is a problem. Energy drinks are neither healthy nor natural, and while some of them are the equivalent of a good strong cup of coffee, others are caffeine overdoses waiting to happen, combined with a dozen useless or toxic substances, including sugar. ...Read more

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I have a soapy taste in mouth .. when salivating tastes of soap .. when I try to eat food tastes of rubber .. now tongue swelled?

I have a soapy taste in mouth .. when salivating tastes of soap .. when I try to eat food tastes of rubber .. now tongue swelled?

See doctor: How long has the tongue been swollen since it may be the cause of your distorted taste?. I would suggest that you get your doctor to have a look at your oral cavity and perhaps a dental consult as well. ...Read more

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Baby will be 8m in 5 days but no teeth. Salivating and biting on everything for months & nothing. I'm low on vit D now but don't know if while pregnan?

Baby will be 8m in 5 days but no teeth. Salivating and biting on everything for months & nothing. I'm low on vit D now but don't know if while pregnan?

Teething patterns: Teething patterns in infants is highly variable. Some babies don't get their first tooth until after one year of age. Absence of teeth completely is rare, but can easily be checked by a dental xray. Consult with a pediatric dentist for more information. ...Read more

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My daughter had a febrile seizure last night. Is salivating and drooling a normal post side effect? She is 15 months.

My daughter had a febrile seizure last night. Is salivating and drooling a normal post side effect? She is 15 months.

Not for 24 hours:: Salivating and drooling in toddlers may be signs of a throat pain or obstruction that prevents swallowing of saliva. That plus fever (as in febrile seizure) can point to a significant infection. Call your dr asap! ...Read more

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Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Mouth opens: Nocturnal drooling occurs when your mouth cracks open and reflex salivation occurs due to the drying effect of air movement. Maybe occurring intermittently due to nasal congestion I suspect. ...Read more

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Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Why do we sometimes drool when we sleep?

Drool : Muscles relax, mouth may hang open, and if you are on your side or stomach, gravity and pooled saliva do the rest. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to drool so much when using sensodine toothpaste?

Could it be healthy to drool so much when using sensodine toothpaste?

Normal: Drooling while brushing is very common. Maybe drooling is not the word you mean, because drooling means the saliva just falls out of your mouth unconsciously. Maybe you mean excess saliva formation so you get a lot of saliva while using sensodyne. That's okay because saliva formation helps neutralize and flush out bacteria. Count your blesssings. A lot of people have dry mouths ; wish for spit. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to drool so much when using sensodine toothpaste?

No: If this never happened before. Stop using 'sensodyne', and start using any'crest pro-health' toothpaste-->it has different formulation that helps sensitive teeth... Good luck ! ...Read more

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Why does my son salivate excessively?

Why does my son salivate excessively?

Depends: Excessive salivation can be normal at certain ages - like infancy. However, if there are underlying health problems like developmental delay or the child is developing medical problems (recurrent resp infections) from this condition you need to work with your MD to determine the cause and possible treatment. http://www.livestrong.com/article/560219-excessive-salivation-in-kids/ ...Read more

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Why do I drool in my sleep ?

Why do I drool in my sleep ?

Relaxation & gravity: When you sleep, your muscles relax, including the ones around your mouth, causing your mouth to fall open, and causing saliva to run out of the side of your mouth if you're laying on your side. It's also more likely to happen if you're a natural mouth-breather, have allergies, or sinus problems. Sleep apnea can play a part if present as well ...Read more

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Why people drool during sleep?

Oromotor dysfunction: Drooling is usually caused by lack of oral control to hold oral secretions in the mouth, commonly seen in people with hypotonia, lack of muscle control. It can occur during sleep due to relaxation of oral muscles and saliva drools out of the mouth. ...Read more

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Do you salivate more when your pregnant?

Yes: Many pregnancy women both produce more saliva, and have a harder time swallowing it in early pregnancy. This leads to the sensation of needing to spit excessively, or ptyalism. While it can be unpleasant for you, it won't affect your baby. ...Read more

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Why do i sometimes drool when i sleep???

Drooling in sleep: Snoring or mouth-breathing from nasal congestion can lead to drooling. Do you suffer from allergies at night? Is sleep apnea a possibility? ...Read more