Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Symptoms » Decreased salivation

Decreased salivation

Decreased salivation: Introduction

Decreased salivation: also known as sialoschesis, is a condition characterised by reduced secretion of saliva by the salivary glands. See detailed information below for a list of 61 causes of Decreased salivation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

» Review Causes of Decreased salivation: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Decreased salivation: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Decreased salivation, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

Decreased salivation Treatments

Review further information on Decreased salivation Treatments.

Medications or substances causing Decreased salivation:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Decreased salivation as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Decreased salivation: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Decreased salivation may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:

Causes of Similar Symptoms to Decreased salivation

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Decreased salivation:

Decreased salivation: Deaths

Read more about causes and Decreased salivation deaths.

Causes of Decreased salivation listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Decreased salivation as a symptom include:

Definitions of Decreased salivation:

An oral condition in which salivary flow is reduced. --2004
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Decreased salivation

The list below shows some of the causes of Decreased salivation mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Decreased salivation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Decreased salivation. Of the 61 causes of Decreased salivation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 59 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Decreased salivation:

The following list of conditions have 'Decreased salivation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Decreased salivation or choose View All.

View All A B C D E G H L M N P Q R S T



Conditions listing medical complications: Decreased salivation:

The following list of medical conditions have Decreased salivation or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


Join in at the forums

Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.

Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.

See a list of all the medical forums

Causes of Decreased salivation Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Decreased salivation based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Decreased salivation:

    Xerostomia, Aptyalism, Asialia, Dry mouth, Hyposalivation, Oral dryness, Salivary secretion decreased
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Decreased salivation:

    Medical Conditions associated with Decreased salivation:

    Salivary gland symptoms (355 causes), Jaw symptoms (902 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Wet cough (286 causes), Sputum symptoms (216 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Skull symptoms (1970 causes)

    Symptoms related to Decreased salivation:

    Medications, Sjogren's syndrome, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes, Anemia (926 causes), Cystic fibrosis, Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes), Hypertension (398 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Decreased salivation

    Medical research papers related to Decreased salivation include:

    Research More Evidence-Based Medicine at

    Related medical articles from our Disease Center for Decreased salivation:

    More Ways To Research Medical Signs and Symptoms:


    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise