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Why Am I Getting These Strings Of Saliva In My Mouth Sporadically
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
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. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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! ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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