Skip to content
lizrobins posted:
I have a 2 year old boy, he will be 3 in Jan. He is no longer teething but he is still drooling A LOT and we dont know why. I have had people tell me that his toung is too long or that he just doesn't know how to swallow? I could really use some help, I didnt know if I should take him to the doctors just yet it doesn't seem serious?
earleyml1012 responded:
My pedi said that it's normal for them to drool until about 3 and then you'll want to have him checked out. I think he said something about drooling could be a sign of needing speach therapy or something like that. If you're really worried, I'd just call and speak with a nurse before making an appointment to take him in. I've notice that my DD still drools from time to time but not a lot. I could be nothing.
QTpie2009 responded:
I asked my pedi about it too because my son is a drooler. He is 2. She didn't seem worried about it and just said it was normal. I don't know at what age though it could mean a problem.
Me (27), DH (30), Kayden Riley born 06/09/09
lizrobins responded:
Thank you for the advice. I will wait it out & call a nurse.
I hope it stops soon though, its starting to become a bit gross.
Thanks again :)

Spotlight: Member Stories

Hello all..I am now a proud mother of a 2year old little girl. Miss Celeste blessed my life on 8/9/08 and she is truly my angel! I am also a single f...More

Helpful Tips

2 1/2 yr old Will Not Eat Regular Food
My 2 1/2 yr old grandson will not eat regular food for lunch or diner. He only wants baby food. We have tried puree the food, putting it in ... More
Was this Helpful?
10 of 19 found this helpful

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.