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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salivary disorders: You have 6 major and hundreds of minor salivary glands. They make saliva (spit), which is important for oral hygiene and digestion. Your 6 main gland ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarab Alfata
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain: Symptoms of salivary gland disease: •abnormal tastes, foul tastes •decreased ability to open the mouth •discomfort when opening the mouth •dry mout ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not many: Generally a good history from the patient and physical exam will get an appropriate diagnosis. Sometimes lab work is helpful if a systemic problem is ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: Salivary gland disorders means ANY problem of the saliva glands: major or minor salivary glands. Anything - infection, tumors, stones, etc. See an ENT ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe-Vague: The most common problem is "sialoadenitis" where the gland gets blocked up, and becomes painful and swollen. This can be initially treated with hot c ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Grischkan
15 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Salivary gland disorders are a broad group of disorders. You need to be more specific... Ie: drooling, dry mouth, swelling of the salivary gland, p ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
47 years experience in Dentistry
Several ways.: xrays, Mri, ct scan, needle aspiration, die injection many many ways. Good luck
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salivary gland: There are major and minor salivary glands. The major glands (parotid, submandibular, and sublimgul) are paired on each side of the jaw. There are abou ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ask your ENT: There are several ways of dealing with blocked salivary glands. If you want information on treatment options, i would definitely ask a pod otolaryngo ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Many things: Overactive salivary glands are usually nothing to worry about. Salavia is produced depending on your diet, spicy and acidic foods will increase prod ... Read More

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