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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Forum

Motherisk receives questions from around the world about morning sickness symptoms, effects, treatments and ways to cope. Those questions and answers are posted here for anyone to read, provided the reader acknowledges and accepts the proviso and disclaimer below.

Forum > NVP Symptoms and Effects: Varying symptoms of NVP
Watery mouth symptom

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2007-06-21

Question:
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU CONSTANTLY HAVE A NASTY TASTE IN YOUR MOUTH THAT MAKES YOU WANT TO SPIT ALL THE TIME...I ACTUALLY WOULD DESCRIBE AS A WATERY MOUTH???? I AM GOING INSANE!

Answer:
No you are not insane! This is quite common and women are advised not to swallow excessive saliva as this can increase the symptoms of NVP. Spitting out the saliva and frequent mouthwashes or sucking on a candy can be helpful.

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