Itching Or Burning And Thick Saliva Or Mucus

Reviewed on 10/31/2022

Thick saliva and mucus are a hallmark symptom of cystic fibrosis. Thickened saliva and mucus can also be a symptom of dehydration. Itching and burning can occur with allergic reactions such as hay fever, or itching and burning of the extremities can be related to nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy. These symptoms can occur with a variety of conditions. If you are concerned about any symptoms, seek the advice of 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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