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Excessive saliva, stinky smell. Lack of sleep due to saliva build up in mouth. Solution?

hi there, i m 30 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 : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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Thanks for asking the query,

There are many factors that contribute to excessive salivation like GERD, pregnancy, excessive starch intake, pancreatitis, liver disease, oral infections, mouth ulcers, prolonged use of certain medications.
I would suggest to get a checkup done by a Physician and Dentist .
Go for symptomatic treatment of complete mouth scaling and polishing.
Drugs like anticholinergic can be helpful.
Use of antiseptic mouth rinses can also have drying effects.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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