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Drooling

Drooling

Overview

Drooling, or excessive salivation, in infants and toddlers is normal and is highly unlikely to be associated with either disease or complications.

Update Date 11/1/2015

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.