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11 Possible Causes for Glossalgia, Hypersalivation, Personality Change

  • Mercury Poisoning

    changes marked by depression and a tendency to withdraw.[britannica.com] Gastrointestinal symptoms include a metallic taste, gingivostomatitis, nausea and hypersalivation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] GI effects seen include gingivostomatitis, hypersalivation (ptyalism), non-specific abdominal pain, and nausea. A metallic taste is sometimes reported.[calpoison.org]

  • Pellagra

    . — Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Diet Deficiency Can Lead to Cannibal Hamsters," 2 Feb. 2017 Beriberi and pellagra also both caused mental instability and personality changes[merriam-webster.com] Should we treat any "sick" person and those with unexplained skin, mental status changes or gastrointestinal complaints with safe, inexpensive doses of niacin?[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stomatitis

    Once the person is infected with the virus, it stays in the body, becoming dormant and reactivated by such conditions as stress, fever, trauma, hormonal changes (such as menstruation[webmd.com] […] an inflammation of the oral cavity, accompanied by the formation of a pseudomembrane. stomatitis, mercurial, n an oral manifestation of mercury poisoning, consisting of hypersalivation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Fibrovascular changes misdiagnosed as CMV retinitis reactivation on a patient with immune recovery. Clin Infect Dis 38:139-141, 2004. 24.[siicsalud.com]

  • Aphthous Stomatitis

    6 ] In addition, profound oral changes can occur with chronic methamphetamine use and is oftened referred to as “meth mouth”). [ 1 ] Unfortunately, persons living with HIV[hivwebstudy.org] Acrodynia (Pink disease): Oral and perioral ulceration, hypersalivation, gingivitis and early tooth loss are features of acrodynia caused by mercury poisoning, now rarely[stmina-monastery.org] Close association of HLA-B51 in persons with recurrent aphthous stomatitis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1992;74(4):455-8. [ Links ] 27.[scielo.br]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    […] and aspiration pneumonia; however, further research is required to confirm this benefit.[21] Other simple actions during feeding can improve the swallowing capability of a person[en.wikipedia.org] […] and thus reduce the risk of aspiration, including changes in position and feeding assistance.[22] After surgery[edit] Many instances of aspiration occur during surgical operations[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    In persons with normal salivary flow rate, acid will be neutralized in about 20 minutes.[en.wikipedia.org] The overall age- and sex-adjusted incidence was 7.3 per 100,000 person years (95% CI 6.1 to 8.4).[doi.org] […] in composition of saliva (from serous to mucous).[6] Salivary gland dysfunction is an umbrella term for the presence of xerostomia, salivary gland hyposalivation,[6] and hypersalivation[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Radiation Stomatitis

    This can lead to muscle weakness on one side of the body and personality changes. If this happens, you may need surgery to remove the damaged part of the brain.[cancer.ca] […] an inflammation of the oral cavity, accompanied by the formation of a pseudomembrane. stomatitis, mercurial, n an oral manifestation of mercury poisoning, consisting of hypersalivation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Dental Disorder

    Hormonal and metabolic changes that come with age can also change your salivary flow.[realsimple.com] […] the oral cavity may fall below 5.5, it has been associated with nonspecific burning oral sensation, mucosal erosions and ulcerations, halitosis, and both xerostomia and hypersalivation[emedicine.medscape.com] Anterior teeth are seen when a person smiles. Sometimes adults, often older children and especially adolescents with DI resent the color of their teeth.[oif.org]

  • Xerostomia

    In order to protect the person’s identity I have left out identifying information (including pertinent patient history) and changed a few details.[graymattertherapy.com] […] in composition of saliva (from serous to mucous).[6] Salivary gland dysfunction is an umbrella term for the presence of xerostomia, salivary gland hyposalivation,[6] and hypersalivation[en.wikipedia.org] Ancient Chinese doctors treated blood and saliva as related bodily fluids; and they believed that changes in a person’s saliva would indicate the person’s health status.[dentalaegis.com]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    Changes in mood, behavior, and consciousness may also occur.[rarediseases.org] Clinical features: Acute: Severe watery diarrhoea (choleroid), vomiting and abdominal pain Hypersalivation and a garlic odour are classic symptoms.[lifeinthefastlane.com] Gastrointestinal (GI): Hypersalivation, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea leading to hypovolaemic shock.[patient.info]