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white saliva

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  • Posted By: infinity
  • August 20, 2008
  • 01:42 AM

For the past 8 or so years I've had this white spit all the time. I can always taste it and it tastes like bread or something, (or yeast?)

It gets better sometimes, but I do think that it is a bacteria that shouldn't be there! It gets worse when I burn my tongue or drink beer, and will show up most right in the morning. This morning I spit in a ziplock bag and this afternoon the bubbles were all settled. What I see is that it's white, a little bit yellowish, and if you look really close, the white color is coming from very tiny particles, the spit is not consistent throughout. It looks a bit like rotten milk. The picture is attached below..

I asked a walk-in clinic doctor once because I had a similar eye infection of white goo, and he said it was probably normal, or he said if I had it for very long that it was probably nothing to worry about, but I'm sick of it... I remember a time when I didn't have this white spit and i want to get rid of it!

Please help! Your information is very appreciated!

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  • I think that milky white saliva is generally related to chronic dry mouth. There are also medications that can change the color of your saliva, as well as some stomach conditions.I'd see another doctor.
    sherylv 5 Replies
    • August 20, 2008
    • 02:44 AM
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  • If this is somehow bacteria related, it could get better if you drink for some time a lot of yoghurt or kefir with living culture. But please check that it really contains living culture. Good luck!
    Felsen 510 Replies
    • August 20, 2008
    • 10:37 AM
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  • I have the same problem with a couple of others. I also have jock itch and athletes foot and trouble seeing sometimes. Finally I had gotten a sore on my penis and I thought it was herpes. The doctor said it wasn't or any other known vd and asked if I've been having rough sex and maybe i caused the sore myself. Finally confused I was looking at yeast infections online and read up on Candida. It a healthy yeast in the body but when it's allowed to overgrow due to poor diet or from the use of antibiotics it will become a problem. The amazing thing is that it can cause almost every type of ailment. I've been reading up on treatments online and most say that you will need to go onto a yeast free diet for a couple of months and you may even have to take some anti-candida meds. You don't want to eliminate it completely as you never can but to keep it in check and from ever becoming overgrown again is the goal. I've only read so much about it but have yet to start on a diet plan.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 11, 2011
    • 03:46 PM
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