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Yellow saliva with foul smell, discharged while sleeping, does not occur otherwise. Causes and treatment?

hello doctor. My case may be special . for years i have been having sliva wetting my pillow ,yellowish color,very bad to smell, i have to change my pillow case daily; it happens only at night when im sleeping. i always find traces of it on the pillow do i need to worry about or is quite natural.... I feel very embress when wife come closer to me....pls help in this, what to do ?
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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Thanks for writing to us.

Drooling of saliva while sleeping is due to the habit of mouth breathing,Incomplete lip seal while sleeping.

I would advice you to get a thorough evaluation.

Get a thorough scaling done.

Infected carious tooth has to be restored.

Pus has to be drained if any.

Antibiotics-analgesics has to be administered to prevent infection.

Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
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