Drooling, Excessive Mouth Watering, Gum Sores And Mouth Sores

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Gum and mouth sores can be related to infections such as coxsackie virus infections. Canker sores are another cause of gum and mouth sores. Rarely, oral cancers may lead to sores inside the mouth. Drooling and excessive mouth watering can accompany any of these conditions. If you are concerned about these or any other symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

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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