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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
After surgery: Your questions are best answered by the surgeon who is treating you. Call the office and ask to speak to the surgeon. He/she knows your medical and d ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgery mandatory: The benign tumor will just get bigger and bigger and the risks of nerve damage will be higher. Procedure safe with an experienced surgeon. Recommend ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Need info: Cannot accurately answer your questions without knowing size, shape, location of lesion. There will be some permanent changes. You didn’t specify what ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lee
Dr. David Lee answered
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possible reason: If you are certain this is an intraparotid lymph node (as opposed to a nodule of recurrence of pleomorphic adenoma), there could be many possible caus ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Tumor removal: Usually there will be bleeding and under sedation this may cause gagging and possible aspiration - also you will not be able to be deep enough for the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
51 years experience General Practice
Need more info: If the adenoma was removed recently and the hole is small, i would say that healing by secondary intention could occur. However, without knowing more ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Dont worry: leakage will stop rarely need re-exploration . Pleomorphic adenoma salsa know as ' mixed tumor' will not recur if completely removed Most of the t ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Pleomorphic adenoma: All surgery carries risks. This particular surgery has extremely low mortality rate and low morbidity rate except for the risk of numbness. Although ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Benign tumor: Pleomorphic adenoma is a benign tumor of salivary glands . It is made up of different cell types and hence the designation pleomorphic which means var ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Primary tx: Superficial parotidectomy is the treatment of choice for most benign tumors in the superficial lobe.
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