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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.

Review Date 10/8/2017

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.