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Excessive saliva in the morning

hi there, i m 23 years old and i have the excessive saliva problem for the past 5, 6 years. I brush and floss every morning and night and rinse my mouth everytime after i eat. when i am awake every morning, the saliva will start to gather in my mouth, it usually has a very stinky smell too. the only way to get rid of it is to get up and brush my teeth. some time if i am really tired, i would try to keep my mouth shut to prevent it dropping onto my pillow, but usually it will eventually builds up and i am forced to get up to brush my teeth. have been trying very hard to look for a solution. thanks in advance.
Asked On : Wed, 23 Jun 2010
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the condition what u are having is called sialorrhea. it can be due to some medication, dental inflammation, ent problems, etc. find out the underlying factors and has to be treated accordingly, accupunture has been tried effectively, or a surgical intervention has to be made accordingly..
Answered: Tue, 29 Jun 2010
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