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Why am I getting these strings of saliva in my mouth sporadically?

Why am I getting these strings of saliva in my mouth sporadically?

Saliva is good: Strings of saliva? Saliva in the mouth is a good thing... If it is "stringy" it may be that you are dehydrated. If you notice... Try increasing hydration. Acid reflux can also change the consistency of saliva in your throat and make it thick.

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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


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What can I do to get rid of saliva in my mouth?

What can I do to get rid of saliva in my mouth?

Seriously?: Are you really a 46 year-old from New York City? I don't think so with a question like this. Why do you want to get rid of the saliva in your mouth? Saliva belongs in your mouth. It performs many important roles. Without saliva, you cannot begin to digest your food, and you will lose all of your teeth, among other things. This question doesn't make any sense at all.

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Why do I get a lot of saliva in my mouth right before I sleep?

Why do I get a lot of saliva in my mouth right before I sleep?

More relaxed: When you are stressed, you will have a dry mouth. When you are relaxed the saliva will flow easier.

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Why do I get lots of saliva in my mouth from chewing mint flavored gum?

Why do I get lots of saliva in my mouth from chewing mint flavored gum?

Flavors: Any time we eat the body produces saliva to aid in digestion so it is normal.

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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"!

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I am in sydney, I get excessive saliva in my mouth, can you suggest a medication for excessive saliva, it's very stressful not able to speak properly.

I am in sydney, I get excessive saliva in my mouth, can you suggest a medication for excessive saliva, it's very stressful not able to speak properly.

Usually a temporary: Normal condition probably will go back to normal, but there are some conditions that should have medical attention. Dentures, gerd, mouth infection, pregnancy or stomatitis can cause this. Also some rarer ones. If you are really stressed and/or other issues upset you, a psychotherapist might help. Here's a link: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/excessive-saliva/my01012/dsection=causes good luck!

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My girlfriend had been bitten by a kitten this morning and she did not take vaccine, but I get her saliva in my mouth by a kiss and drinking her water?

My girlfriend had been bitten by a kitten this morning and she did not take vaccine, but I get her saliva in my mouth by a kiss and drinking her water?

Cat bite needs eval: I would recommend that your girlfriend get evaluated for this cat bite - because almost 80% of them can become infected (the sharp, long teeth of the cat make for good puncture wounds). There is no risk for rabies here - if that's what you were asking about - since SHE doesn't have rabies. However, more information is needed-so it's best to go to the doctor's office.

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How come when I brush my teeth and about 10 minutes after I get very thirsty amd very thick saliva in my mouth?

How come when I brush my teeth and about 10 minutes after I get very thirsty amd very thick saliva in my mouth?

Normal: It is not abnormal for some people to have increased saliva after brushing. Any thing or activity in mouth can stimulate the salivary glands, major and minor, to put of out the fluids. This is a response to prepare for chewing, swallowing and digestion. Some saliva is more thick and ropey. Normal.

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When my son gets happy an starts babbeling he starts to get a little foamy at the mouth with lots of saliva. Is this normal for babys at four months?

When my son gets happy an starts babbeling he starts to get a little foamy at the mouth with lots of saliva. Is this normal for babys at four months?

Drool is the Rule: They drool, blow bubbles, etc.--often they also let lots of secretions pool in their upper airway, breathe right through it, and sound gurgly. This is normal. Lots of people call this increased salivation 'teething', but it is unrelated--it is really a normal phase of development that will happen whether teething are coming tomorrow or six months from now.

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Why is it whenever I get up after sleeping my mouth is filled with saliva. What could be the problem?

Prob?: Not sure that you really have one. Saliva is your best friend when it comes to preventing decay and keeping a healthy mouth. You may just not be swallowing it like normal. There is a slight chance that you could have an issue with one or more of you salivary glands and it doesn't hurt to have it checked out so see your dentist if you cont to have concerns.

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I have dark spots in the corners of my mouth, I thought it was when I don't clean my saliva but even after I do its still there, how do I get them clear?

Dark spots: Are you talking about discoloration of the gum or the lip due to melanin pigmentation which is a normal thing for dark skin people or something else? Give more description please. Have been there for a long time and you just noticed them recently? Or it is something new? Are they painful or painless?

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Can u get oral thrush by touching someones saliva who has oral thrush and then touching your mouth?

Can u get oral thrush by touching someones saliva who has oral thrush and then touching your mouth?

Highly unlikely: The yeast that usually causes thrush (candida albicans) is very common, and as long as the immune system is normal, it does not cause any disease or symptoms. If the immune balance of the mouth is affected by illness, medications such as prednisone or antibiotics, dentures, or even dryness, then thrush can occur.

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Please, how to make to get more saliva/spit. Because my mouth is usually dry. So, and then which fruit should take for that case? Rega4ds Thanks

Please, how to make to get more saliva/spit. Because my mouth is usually dry. So, and then which fruit should take for that case? Rega4ds Thanks

Dryness of: The mouth may be a symptom of a rheumatoid disorder (Sjorgen's Syndrome) Get this checked out first by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) and if that evaluation negative check with your DENTIST for local treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z BTW supposedly sucking a LEMON or LIME increases the saliva!

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Does increased saliva production in my mouth necessarily mean I will get cavities?

Does increased saliva production in my mouth necessarily mean I will get cavities?

Quite the opposite: Having a lot of saliva is good when it comes to preventing cavities. It may be more annoying and there could be a reason for the large saliva production. But...Having little or no saliva flow is what causes cavities. Saliva production decreases with sleep and this is the main reason the profession tells you to brush your teeth at nite. Drugs can help reduce saliva if it is too excessive.

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What STDs can you transfer by mouth and or saliva I want to know what dieases you can get by mouth?

Nearly all: Most std's can be transmitted via oral routes. Some have higher virulence (catch-ability) than others. If you think you've come in contact then get tested or if you currently have one please be honest with anyone you may be intimate with. Visiting a doctor can be the quickest way to get the answers you desire.

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When someone smokes marijuana does the smoke stay in their saliva and mouth, if I kiss him immidietly after will I get marj. In my system?

When someone smokes marijuana does the smoke stay in their saliva and mouth, if I kiss him immidietly after will I get marj. In my system?

Probably not: Kissing after smoking m not likely for you to get it in your system. May taste and smell bad like after cig use. However, you are likely to get the m in your system from being exposed to the smoke in room. Second-hand smoke.

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How can you reduce saliva in your mouth? What can I get or try on my own, and what kind of doctors/treatments do I need to reduce or eliminate saliva?

How can you reduce saliva in your mouth? What can I get or try on my own, and what kind of doctors/treatments do I need to reduce or eliminate saliva?

See your PCP: It could be the side effect of a medication or the result of a medical condition (e.g. spicy foods, poor muscle control, pregnancy, etc). See your PCP because the treatment depends on the cause of your hyper-salivation.

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