Many babies experience drooling and it is a joy to see babies drooling. Adults with diseases like Parkinson's, cerebral palsy and neurological disorders also experience drooling which should be managed by other people. Excessive saliva which drops from the sides of the mouth can cause perioral infection when soiled. Caregivers and family members find it difficult to manage patients with drooling. Sometimes the excessive saliva can cause nausea, vomiting, coughing and gagging. If the saliva reaches the lungs it can cause recurrent pneumonia which can cause early death in cerebral palsy patients. Drooling causes social, psychological and clinical burdens.
Reasons for drooling in adults other than the major illness can be an acidic diet or pregnancy. Simple lifestyle changes can enable normal adults who are suffering from drooling.
Normal adults who have excessive drooling should visit general physician. Physician will recommend therapy or diet changes for such patients. Therapy involves learning about muscle tone and saliva control. In case the cause of drooling is because of acidic diet, physicians will recommend a change of diet for the patients. Following the doctor's advice can help many patients overcome the socially disabling symptoms of drooling in adults.
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