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Why do I have a massive saliva production thanks?

Why do I have a massive saliva production thanks?

Excessive Saliva: There are many reasons for excessive saliva, most due to use certain medications, that cause "cholinergic" release, the neural mechanism for excessive saliva. Go see your dentist or an ENT to get an opinion on why. ...Read more

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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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How to stop saliva production ?

How to stop saliva production    ?

You shouldn't.: Saliva is necessary for good oral health and aids digestion. If you think you're salivating too much, contact your doctor to discuss it. ...Read more

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How can one increase saliva production?

Suck a lemon drop: A way to increase saliva flow is to suck on lemon drop candy. Preferably sugar free. Or chew gum. That may help. There is artificial saliva available. The main thing is...Why do you have decreased saliva flow. This. Can be caused by medications, auto immune diseases, or blocked salivary glands. Go see a dentist or your md and get to the bottom of the problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to increase saliva production?

What can I do to increase  saliva production?

Dry mouth : Dry mouth or xerostomia, can be a real problem and lead to cavities, saliva is your bodies natural cleansing mechanism. First of all there are many medications that contribute to this, including anti depressants , cardiac mediation, diuretics. Avoid alcohol based mouthwash which will make it worse. Biotene has a line of products that are helpful. Sugarless hard candy may stimulate your own saliva. ...Read more

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What are some ways to increase saliva production?

What are some ways to increase saliva production?

OTC Mouthrinses: Salivary production can be induced as simply by eating something sour, by various mouthrinses, or by specific medications. Sugar or sugar free sour candies can increase salivary production along with otc brands of mouthrinses such as biotene or oasis brands. If these do not help, then seek medical/dental advise on the cause of your dry mouth and other medications to help increase salivary flow. ...Read more

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Does having braces increase saliva production?

Temporarily: Whenever there is something new in the mouth, saliva is produced because the "brain" thinks food. It should go back to normal in a few weeks at the most. ...Read more

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What could be causing increased saliva production?

Many things : Many things cause an increase in salivary production. Dentures that are new or don't fit well gastroesophageal reflux disease. Infection in your mouth or throat medications, such as clonazepam, . Pregnancy, are just a few. You should consult your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could you recommend foods or snacks that would freshen breath and reduce saliva production?

Could you recommend foods or snacks that would freshen breath and reduce saliva production?

Xylitol: Xylitol mints or gum will decrease the number of bacteria in your mouth and this will make your fresher. Salvia is a good thingthatwill remove bacteria and their toxins. Dry mouths have more decay. And breath problems. ...Read more

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Is there a way to temporarily reduce saliva production so I can play my woodwinds without them juicing up so much?

No: Not really medications like antihistamines might make your mouth feel dry. But you shouldn't try meds to make you produce less saliva, they may have serious side affects. ...Read more

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Does a dopamine deficiency lead to less saliva production. Does too much dopamine lead to an increase in saliva production?

No: Dopamine is not related to saliva production, however many of the medications used to alter dopamine levels cross-react with acetylcholine receptors, which causes a decrease in salivation, as well as constipation, dry eyes, and tiredness. ...Read more

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How long after stopping antihietamines will my saliva production be restored? Have been off for days still having cotton feeling trouble swallowing.

How long after stopping antihietamines will my saliva production be restored? Have been off for days still having cotton feeling trouble swallowing.

1-2 days.: Even the longer acting antihistamine works not more than 24 hours. Now sometimes the effects that it has produced may continue longer than that but not for days. Are you still taking any other medicine. It may be something else that is giving you the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible for long-term xerostomia (reduced saliva production for 3 months) to be caused by severe anxiety and stress that started 4 months ago?

Is it possible for long-term xerostomia (reduced saliva production for 3 months) to be caused by severe anxiety and stress that started 4 months ago?

Possible but seek MD: prolonged xerostomia should warrant MD evaluation - many medications such as for allergies, sleep and anxiety can cause this, but other hormonal/metabolic and even autoimmune disorders also can. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Mouth and throat feels dry in the morning and saliva production is lower. Chest feels heavy and do not feel like eating.

Mouth and throat feels dry in the morning and saliva production is lower. Chest feels heavy and do not feel like eating.

Urinating more?: Hi. Are the mouth and throat only dry in the morning? Are you up at night to pee and drink? Do you have any fevers? Cough? Loss of appetite...any vomiting? You should talk with your doctor. She/he may want to run some tests with your history ...Read more

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What would cause excessive saliva being produced in my mouth at night while i'm sleeping? I'm hydrated and it's happened twice in 3 weeks. Thanks

What would cause excessive saliva being produced in my mouth at night while i'm sleeping? I'm hydrated and it's happened twice in 3 weeks. Thanks

Nasal stuffiness: If you are having some nasal stuffiness - related to allergies/a cold or sinus infection - you will breathe with your mouth open ... That may be what is happening. ...Read more

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Dr faust 1 tbsp manuka honey 16+ by mouth can be cause rashes in 6 year old? Thanks for all the advice & support.

Dr faust 1 tbsp manuka honey 16+ by mouth can be cause rashes in 6 year old? Thanks for all the advice & support.

Pollen allergy?: Manuka honey is tested and must have manuka pollen: the bees feed on one particular type of flower in new zealand and australia. If someone gets a rash whenever they eat this honey it would make me think of a pollen allergy or a an allergy to one of the unique phytochemicals found naturally in that honey. If you want to keep giving that honey, you may want to consult with an allergist. ...Read more

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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