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What causes excessive drooling during sleep?

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My son is 1 year old and releases saliva sometimes when he is sleeping. Please advise if it is normal or some medication is required
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 in Child Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 3 hours later
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Not a cause for concern

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Thanks for asking on Healthcaremagic.

Let me assure you that it is completely normal and nothing to be concerned about. No medication is needed. Nothing needs to be done about it.

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