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www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/mouth-problems/dry-mouth.html

Feb 1, 2020 ... Mouth Dryness or Thick Saliva. Dry mouth, or xerostomia, happens when there is not enough saliva or saliva becomes very thick. This can be a ...

www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/dry-mouth/4-causes-of-sticky-saliva-and-home-remedies

Sticky, thick saliva can also be a sign of dehydration. When you're dehydrated, your body isn't taking in enough fluids to replace those lost. A person can become .....

www.healthline.com/health/thick-saliva

Nov 13, 2017 ... What causes thick saliva? · Radiation · Dry mouth syndrome · Dehydration · Postnasal drip (mucus) · Medication side effects &mi...

research.med.psu.edu/oncology-nutrition-exercise/patient-guides/swallowing

Thick saliva. Thick saliva can be a side effect of cancer treatment. The thick saliva and mucus in your mouth may make it more difficult for you to ...

wrha.mb.ca/files/nutrition-cancer-managing-thick-saliva-mucous.pdf

What causes thick saliva? - Radiation therapy to the head and neck area may reduce the amount and increase the thickness of saliva. - Dehydration ...

www.medicinenet.com/thick_saliva_or_mucus/multisymptoms.htm

Oct 15, 2020 ... Thick saliva or mucus can be seen whenever dehydration of any cause is present . Other symptoms may also occur with dehydration, including ...

www.singlecare.com/blog/health-and-saliva

Oct 1, 2015 ... Thick white saliva. The consistency of your saliva is also useful in identifying an oral infection. Thick saliva or white saliva may be a sign of a ...

jagwire.augusta.edu/spit-it-out-4-things-saliva-reveals-about-your-health

Nov 15, 2017 ... Does spit color matter? If your saliva appears white and thick, the culprit could be oral candidiasis, also known as thrush. This yeast infection ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dry-mouth/symptoms-causes/syc-20356048

Feb 1, 2018 ... Dry mouth (xerostomia) refers to a condition in which the salivary ... Dryness or a feeling of stickiness in your mouth; Saliva that seems thick and ...

www.bccancer.bc.ca/nutrition-site/Documents/Symptom%20management%20guidelines/ThickSaliva.pdf

Thick saliva may begin during the first one to two weeks of radiation. Partial recovery of salivary gland function has been observed to occur as early as 2-6 months ...