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Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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My cat seems to be dripping a clear liquid I think it’s from

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My cat seems to be dripping a clear liquid I think it’s from his mouth rather than his nose and is not quite himself. He was playing normally a few hours ago while the dripping was happening. Any idea on what could be causing this

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I believe that you're describing hypersalivation (ptyalism) which can arise after exposure to something distasteful, oral injury, or gastrointestinal distress in the form of cramping, nausea, or gastroesophageal reflux (GERD, acid reflux, heartburn).

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