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Thick saliva



What causes a thickness of saliva in the mouth during pregnancy and a bad taste all of the time?


The large amounts of Progesterone in a pregnant woman`s body presumably causes the effects you have listed. Sometimes thick saliva can be a sign of dehydration. Try to drink more water...it might help.

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Arthur T Ollendorff, MD Arthur T Ollendorff, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati