I have a problem of producing excessive saliva all day long. I have to keep spitting out. I have this problem since many years. I exercise regularly.I do not smoke or drink. I feel the urge to burp also many times. Spitting all the time is really frustrating. If I gulp down the saliva I feel nauseas. please help.
Doctor Answers (1) on Hyper salivation
Hey, Causes of saliva overproduction include , excessive starch intake, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pancreatitis, liver disease, serotonin syndrome, oral ulcers, and oral infections. decreased clearance of saliva include infections such as tonsillitis, retropharyngeal and peritonsillar abscesses, epiglottitis, Treatment of hypersalivation should be directed toward the underlying cause. Some patients find relief with use of mouthwash and tooth brushing, which might have a drying effect.
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