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Why Do I Have A Massive Saliva Production Thanks
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
Could an overactive thyroid gland stunt growth, cause excessive saliva production or cause depression?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How long after stopping antihietamines will my saliva production be restored? Have been off for days still having cotton feeling trouble swallowing.
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?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Feeling a little sick. Increased saliva production, swallowing excessively making it hard to sleep, burping more. Swallowing leading to nausea.
Mouth and throat feels dry in the morning and saliva production is lower. Chest feels heavy and do not feel like eating.
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
A little pain inside my mouth but upside. What seems to be the cause? What to do? It appeared after I ate a chocolate pie with sugar powder. Thanks.
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 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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