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Doctor insights on: What Causes Excessive Salivation In Adults

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Can sinus problems cause excessive salivation?

Can sinus problems cause excessive salivation?

Yes: Yes it can .if you take the right treatment you will end up with a dry mouth. ...Read more

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Can two different dental fillings touching cause excessive salivation?

Can two different dental fillings touching cause excessive salivation?

No: Only thing that can cause excess salivation is to have something in mouth like a sugar free candy, if have excess salivation with nothing else changing, then have it looked at by your family doctor, fillings themselves would not cause excess salivation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of some lethargy and excessive salivation in a toddler?

What could be the cause of some lethargy and excessive salivation in a toddler?

Lethargy: In the past these symptoms could imply a serious infection called epiglotitis. This is caused by a bacteria called h. Influenza type b. For about 20 years theres been a vaccine for this called hib vaccine. I would worry now about severe tonsillitis. ...Read more

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I experience excessive salivation during night , I had dental procedures recently but this problem exists a long ago?

I experience excessive salivation during night , I  had dental procedures recently but this problem  exists a long ago?

Medication: You need to see an oral surgeon to determine the cause of the excess salivation. There are medications that reduce salivary flow, but they are not to be used long term ...Read more

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Is excessive salivation normal a week after wisdom tooth removal?

Is excessive salivation normal a week after wisdom tooth removal?

Yes: After the removal of your tooth your salivary glands become more active as part of the bodies healing process. There will be a combination of saliva and bleeding after the extraction. You should be rinsing your mouth out with salt water to keep food out of the extraction sites. Things will return to normal over time depending on how difficult the extraction was. ...Read more

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My mil has excessive salivation and tingling tongue and fingertips (no other symptoms). She has had at least three heart attacks. What could it be?

My mil has excessive salivation and tingling tongue and fingertips (no other symptoms). She has had at least three heart attacks. What could it be?

Tingling: These symptoms ore neuropathic in nature and need to be evaluated by a neurologist. I would recommend she sees an md as soon as possible.. ...Read more

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My symptoms are nose itching, excessive salivation and feel drowsiness after having meal and after coming from washroom .I have weak concentration .

My symptoms are nose itching, excessive salivation and feel drowsiness after having meal and after coming from washroom .I have weak concentration .

Excessive saliva: Based on your medication history (with benadryl), it seems that you are having troubles with allergies for one thing. Drowsiness may be related to taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) possibly, but excessive salivation can indicate various systemic illnesses, which, if diagnosed early and correctly, can save you from extensive, complex treatment in the future. Please see an md doctor to see if you need a specialist. ...Read more

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Why do I salive too much any time i sleep?

Why do I salive too much any time i sleep?

Unanswerable: That is an unanswerable question. There is nothing there that implies disease or any known medical condition. ...Read more

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Can excessive GH minus acromegaly cause growth plates to slow or reopen in adults causing height to stop growing & then restart again 12 yrs later?

Can excessive GH minus acromegaly cause growth plates to slow or reopen in adults causing height to stop growing & then  restart again 12 yrs later?

Confusing!: Truly excessive GH is a rare condition with causes rapid growth if your growth plates are still open (generally younger than age 16) and acromegaly if you are an adult and growth plates are closed. There is no chance that excessive GH would cause your closed growth plates to reopen but I may have misinterpreted your question. ...Read more

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