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Could I have weak muscles around my mouth as a reason for drooling in my sleep?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Doubtful

This is very common.
When we are in a deep sleep, our muscles are essentially paralyzed and if you are sleeping on your side, saliva will sometimes pool in the mouth and leak out. Although not the most attractive thing in the world it is completely normal in my opinion.

In brief: Doubtful

This is very common.
When we are in a deep sleep, our muscles are essentially paralyzed and if you are sleeping on your side, saliva will sometimes pool in the mouth and leak out. Although not the most attractive thing in the world it is completely normal in my opinion.
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