How Do I Prevent Excessive Saliva From Coming From The Mouth?


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Mary Azzopardi answered
Lately I have been having excessive saliva which is causing me problems especially when I lie down to sleep. It keeps coming up everytime sometimes even causing to cough a dry cough which prevents me from sleeping. I ave had no implants or dentures. My doctor said that it is caused by sinus by presently I  am not suffering from any sinus attacks. Can you please help? Thanks.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
You might be drinking excessive amount of water. The amount of saliva is totally dependent upon the amount of water in the body. The less you drink water , lesser the amount of saliva coming from the mouth .

Alcohol also causes excessive saliva.
Maggie Dee Profile
Maggie Dee answered
In order to stop it, one must know why it started. That can be caused by a particular medication one is taking, a saliva gland problem, certain diseases (Parkinson's is one), inflammation of the mucus membranes, nasal obstructions, GERD -- here's a great link from Mayo Clinic covering the topic. Hope it helps:

If this is YOU and it continues, you should probably see your doctor. It's important to know if you have "excess production" or if you are having difficulty swallowing.

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