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Does thick saliva indicate anything bad?
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Dr. Shokri Wahib
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not always
Could be normal for some people.
Best to get checked out by a dentist.

In brief: Not always
Could be normal for some people.
Best to get checked out by a dentist.
Dr. Shokri Wahib
Dr. Shokri Wahib
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Thick Saliva
Thick saliva can be caused by dehydration, post nasal drip, allergies, sinusitis, upper respiratory infections, diabetes, hypoglycemia and radiation therapy.
Also foods, chemo and medications.

In brief: Thick Saliva
Thick saliva can be caused by dehydration, post nasal drip, allergies, sinusitis, upper respiratory infections, diabetes, hypoglycemia and radiation therapy.
Also foods, chemo and medications.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. David Lemme
Family Medicine
In brief: Thick saliva
It may be that your mouth is dry from not drinking enough fluids, from medications you are taking, or from a metabolic problem such as diabetes.
Try drinking enough water to keep your urine very light in color, review any medication's side effects, and if the sensation continues, see your doctor for further evaluation.

In brief: Thick saliva
It may be that your mouth is dry from not drinking enough fluids, from medications you are taking, or from a metabolic problem such as diabetes.
Try drinking enough water to keep your urine very light in color, review any medication's side effects, and if the sensation continues, see your doctor for further evaluation.
Dr. David Lemme
Dr. David Lemme
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