Excessive Mouth Watering And Fruity Odor On Breath

Reviewed on 10/31/2022

Excessive mouth watering can be a sign of teething in infants. A fruity odor on the breath is characteristic of diabetic ketoacidosis, a serious complication of diabetes. Other symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis can include headache, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, fast breathing, frequent urination, thirst, and a flushed face, among other symptoms. Seek immediate medical care if you believe someone with diabetes is developing diabetic ketoacidosis. Always discuss any concerning symptoms with a 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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