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What causes excessive drooling during sleep?

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Dr. Diptanshu Das

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Posted on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 in Child Health
Question: 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
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Not a cause for concern

Detailed Answer:
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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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