Drooling, Excessive Mouth Watering And Thick Saliva Or Mucus

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Does your child have new teeth coming? Feel your child's gums with your finger to see if that is the case. Pay attention to other symptoms your child may be having. Providing additional symptoms may help pinpoint what may be going on. If your child is not eating or drinking normally and for any symptoms that concern you, your doctor is your best resource to help you get to the bottom of what's causing them.

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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