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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Feel Such A Frequent Urge To Spit

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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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I been having odor like discharge from my vagina for the last week and I been having the urge to vomit but it comes up as spit why does this mean?

I been having odor like discharge from my vagina for the last week and I been having the urge to vomit but it comes up as spit why does this mean?

May have infection: You may have pelvic/vaginal infection causing the odor and nausea/vomiting may be also due to it. I will recommend you consult your gynecologist to find the cause and get it treated appropriately. ...Read more

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If you have COPD can you cover your mouth when coughing, or is the urge too sudden?

If you have COPD can you cover your mouth when coughing, or is the urge too sudden?

Not usually: You can usually cover your mouth when you cough with copd. The urge to cough depends on an underlying condition like a cold or pneumonia. Sometimes, people with COPD cough a lot. But, you can usually still cover your mouth.

Hope this helps... ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have the urge to eat something or chew gum when your mouth feels weird?

What does it mean when you have the urge to eat something or chew gum when your mouth feels weird?

Difficult to say...: Difficult to say, because "weird" is a vague term. Is your mouth dry? Numb? Burning? A little more detail is needed to answer your question. Do your symptoms go away once you eat/chew gum? What happens if you don't eat? Does the "weirdness" increase? ...Read more

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When your pregnant how come when u have the urge to throw up it never comes out unless you put your finger in your mouth?

When your pregnant how come when u have the urge to throw up it never comes out unless you put your finger in your mouth?

A gag but no joke: Triggering the gag reflex by putting a finger down your throat will cause vomiting, pregnant or not. Nausea during early pregnancy, so called morning sickness, is very common and not very "funny" to most pregnant women. ...Read more

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During day, have urge to urinate every 1-2 hrs, have dry mouth, thirst all the time. But at night I do not have such problems. Is it diabetes insipidus?

During day, have urge to urinate every 1-2 hrs, have dry mouth, thirst all the time. But at night I do not have such problems. Is it diabetes insipidus?

R/O diabetes: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I'm so nauseas and I can't stop spitting. What could be causing this and what can I take to feel better and stop the spitting?

I'm so nauseas and I can't stop spitting. What could be causing this and what can I take to feel better and stop the spitting?

Nausea: Nonprescription medications for persistent nausea include ginger such as drinking flat, room temperature ginger ale, flat coca cola, taking over the counter dramamine (can cause drowsiness). Eat lightly- saltine crackers usually stay down well. If abdominal discomfort or vomiting develops, call your physician. ...Read more

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How come I spit so much when I smoke?

How come I spit so much when I smoke?

Dreck in mouth: Among the long list of terrible things that smoking can do to your body, it creates a cess poll of filth in the mouth. Smokers are faced with the choice of swallowing this toxic stew or spitting it out. The best choice is to quit altogether but I wouldn't worry about having to do this too long, as the smoking is likely to cause you to die prematurely. ...Read more

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How can I modify my spitting behavior?

How can I modify my spitting behavior?

Applied Bx Analysis: Modifying behavior is challenging and it takes practice. In addition, the circumstances surrounding the spitting behavior are important. What is happening prior to and immediately following the spitting behavior are currently maintaining that behavior. Altering the circumstances surrounding the behavior or the consequences related to it are key. An expert in behavioral analysis might be helpful. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spit out black?

What does it mean when you spit out black?

Possible blood: Black vomitus may be related to blood from your intestinal area and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I have to spit so much every morning?

Why do I have to spit so much every morning?

Water brush: There is a condition called water brush. People with peptic ulcer disease or similar ailment may have their mouth full of fluid from the stomach. You might try ranitidine or Omeprazole, petpto bismol. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I spit out venom like a snake?

What do you advise if I spit out venom like a snake?

Snake Bites: It is no longer recommended that areas impacted by snake bites be lanced and that venom be sucked out. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to catch anything through spit?

Can it be possible for you to catch anything through spit?

Sure: Mononucleosis is well known for being transmitted when people "swap spit." Colds are similar ...Read more

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What can I do if my son is chewing and spitting food what can I do?

What can I do if my son is chewing and spitting food what can I do?

Depends: It really depends on the age of your son. Young children just getting started on foods that need to be chewed will often spit out food as they are mastering the swallowing process. Children who are a liitle older may do it just for attention or to see your response. An older child is almost certainly doing it for response. The cause will help determine how you intervene. ...Read more

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Why do some people spit in public places, even in the public transports?

Social ineptitude: There is a deep visceral repulsion to spitting generally and it is considered unsanitary as well as rude to spit in public places. Rarely some may have no choice but mostly it is a choice related to lack of social consciousness. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you eat sweets, but spit them out, is that healthy?

I'm just wondering, if you eat sweets, but spit them out, is that healthy?

Not swallowing sweet: Chewing sweets but not swallowing will reduce the amount of calories you take in but you still have the efffect of the sweets on your teeth. Make sure to brush well. ...Read more

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How can I stop my son's bad habit of spitting or his sakiva out at me or anyone else?

How can I stop my son's bad habit of spitting or his sakiva out at me or anyone else?

Depends on his age: Need to know his developmental level (/cognitive function) and his age to suggest an appropriate behavioral modification strategy--what works for a 14year old won't work w/ a 4 year old. ...Read more

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So I'm curious if I chew food until the taste is gone then spit it out, do I still gain weight?

So I'm curious if I chew food until the taste is gone then spit it out, do I still gain weight?

Yes: Lets say you chew fat till the taste is gone, you are still getting the calories from some of the fat. If you chew an orange, you are still getting some of the calories from the orange. Some digestion of starches begins in the mouth and chewing carbohydrates, begins the digestion of the liquid in the mouth even if you throw away the solid part. ...Read more

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My 1 year baby is spitting food particularly evening and night time feeds. Why? Eats normally morning and afternoon. Why?

My 1 year baby is spitting food particularly evening and night time feeds. Why? Eats normally morning and afternoon. Why?

Need to know...: ...pattern of weight gain up till now. Above-normal weight gain would suggest overfeeding; below-normal would point to a real problem such as allergic esophagitis or reflux disease. ...Read more

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How can I learn to undo the spits?

If you want to: Just stop. It's a bad habit. Try will power and practice, practice, practice. Practice, practice, etc. Until the spits have stopped. ...Read more

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Could babies produce more spit than adults?

Could babies produce more spit than adults?

Why Yes!: Babies start to really drool between four to six months as they start the process of teething. So they are very "drooly" from that point until they cut their molars around age 2. Be sure to have plenty of bibs and burb cloths on hand! ...Read more

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Can something happen to skin if someone spits on you?

Can something happen to skin if someone spits on you?

Spitting: Normally if your skin is intact it will act as a barrier to pathogens in the spit. Would wash with warm water & soap or use antiseptic cleaner. ...Read more

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I was 5 weeks when I miscarried. Why am I still spitting?

I was 5 weeks when I miscarried. Why am I still spitting?

Probably normal: Irregular spotting can occur for several weeks after a pregnancy ends, whether by full term birth or miscarriage. Hormone levels need to return to normal for cycling to begin again. ...Read more