Drooling is saliva flowing outside the mouth.
Drooling caused by nervous system (neurologic) problems can often be managed with drugs that block the action of the chemical messenger, acetylcholine (anticholinergic drugs).
Drooling is saliva flowing outside the mouth.
Salivation; Excessive saliva; Too much saliva; Sialorrhea ...
Drooling is defined as saliva flowing outside of your mouth unintentionally. It is often a result of weak or underdeveloped muscles around your mouth.
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Drooling and difficulty managing saliva in the mouth
A loud sound heard when breathing in (called stridor)
Difficulty swallowing ...
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Facial drooping on one side
Dilated pupil on one side only (See: eyes, pupils different size) ...
Difficulty chewing and swallowing
Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history. She will also do a physical exam, paying close attention to your: ...
Pale or bluish coloration of the lips, skin or fingernails (cyanosis)
Retracting of the muscles in the neck or between the ribs when breathing (retractions) ...
Drooling from the affected side of the mouth
Pain around the ear
Feeling of fullness or swelling to the affected side of the face ...
Loss of the sense of taste on the front two-thirds of the tongue
Hypersensitivity to sound in the affected ear ...
Drooling due to severe pain when swallowing.
A muffled voice.
Stridor - a harsh, raspy sound that occurs when your airways are blocked.
unable to talk
child sits leaning forward
child keeps his or her mouth open ...
Drooping eyelids ("ptosis")
Mental retardation is also possible
Hypotonia (poor muscle tone)
As the disease progresses, it may lead to: ...
Drooling common, chewing on things (eg, crib rail)
Vertical root fracture ...
Drooling is a problem in people with ALS. Atropine is used to control drooling. Excessive saliva can also make someone more likely to have aspiration pneumonia. The muscle jerks and cramps in late stage ALS can be reduced with muscle relaxants.
When to call the doctor
Swallowing problems are rarely serious, so it can be difficult to know when to seek help. Contact your health care provider: ...
Drooling; defiling with saliva. [Webster1913]
African Trypanosomiasis or Encephalitis Lethargica.
Begins drooling (not always a sign of teething)
Naps two to three times a day, for one to three hours each (on average)
Begins to sleep longer at night (six to eight hours consistently) ...
starts drooling or has trouble swallowing
has blue lips and fingernails
becomes restless or confused
does not sound better after moist air treatment or going outdoors
has increasing trouble breathing ...
Drooling and repeated swallowing movements.
Loss of conditon.
Watery eyes in some birds.
Nervous symptoms (rare).
sialorrhea drooling; increased salivation
simple tic tic involving a limited number of muscles; simple vocal tics are meaningless noises such as grunting or throat clearing; ...
Head drop due to weakness of the neck muscles
Muscle contractions called fasciculations
Muscle weakness that slowly gets worse ...
How Can I Control Drooling Of Saliva?
Drooling of saliva can be attributed to... neuromuscular diseases such as cerebral palsy , Parkinson...
I am wondering if drooling is related to snoring. My husband has gained thirty pounds over the last three years, and this has made him snore. It has also increased the amount of drool on his pillow.
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The most common symptoms of teething include swelling, tenderness, or discomfort in the gums at the site of the erupting tooth; drooling; biting on fingers or toys; irritability; or difficulty sleeping.
Excessive drooling and convulsions become evident. Blindness and head enlargement set in by the second year. "Fatal by age 2 or 3 years" today would be modified to "fatal by age 5." After age 2, total constant nursing care is needed.
Does individual have a headache, tearing, drooling, difficulty eating and drinking, change in facial appearance, impairment of taste, or hearing loss?
But if her condition has worsened, and she begins drooling or has hoarse breathing, your pediatrician will probably ask you to take your child directly to the hospital emergency room, and recommend that you call 911 so an ambulance can transport her.
tremor (uncontrolled shaking), drooling, trouble swallowing, problems with balance or walking;
feeling restless, jittery, or agitated;
slow, shallow breathing, feeling like you might pass out; ...
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