Drooling, Dry Mouth, Excessive Mouth Watering And Heartburn

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Dry mouth can be a sign of dehydration or dry mouth syndrome. Drooling and excessive mouth watering are often seen with teething in children. Heartburn is most often a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Because these symptoms are related to different kinds of medical conditions, it is important to take note of all your symptoms and discuss them with a health care provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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