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swollen submandibular salivary gland

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Nolf
41 years experience in Periodontics
Rule out infection: Most likely unrelated to the wisdom tooth extraction. Submandibular salivary glands can swell due to a damaged duct or salivary stone but the area of ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Biopsy: A biopsy is a surgical procedure. You may have symptoms of irritation for up to 2 weeks. If you are concerned, or if symptoms persist beyond 2 weeks, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Grellner
47 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It might be one of..: ... The lymph nodes close to the submandibular gland that is swollen due to the surgery. Since the mouth is populated with many bacteria, the wisdom ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Often: Often you can.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT Exam: You've asked numerous questions on the forum about your submandibular glands. You are obviously concerned. See an ENT doc for exam to put your mind at ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
42 years experience in Dentistry
Lymph nodes: your lymph nodes are what you feel under your jaw
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
42 years experience in Dentistry
Sialolith: a clogged salivary duct, called a sialolith,can get infected and is treated by an oral surgeon. He will open up the clogged duct
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good : Good info but confusing. Where was the infection and why was it attributed to the submandibular gland which came back pathologically normal? What were ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Under: Under the mack part of the lower jaw. See ENT doc if you are concerned. http://www.mdguidelines.com/salivary-gland-stones
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Yes they look the same on US

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