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tingling salivary glands

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience in Dentistry
Examination needed: by a dentist to see if you have any salivary glands stones,mostly happens in sublingual salivary glands, and that sensation you feel is probably from ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Please: Please see Oral Surgeon. It may be a blocked salivary gland duct.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Something in mouth: Usually they are activated when we put something in the mouth or when we think of or smell good food.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Carroll
52 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Digestion: Salivary glands secrete saliva which helps the soft mass of chewed food go down the esophagus easily. Saliva contains enzymes which help break down fo ... Read More
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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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Many causes: Irritstion from infection (mumps) obstruction from tumor or stones are some of the more common causes but there are many potential reasons.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience in Dentistry
Depends where is it: You have two separate sets of salivary glands , either up in the inside of your cheek on both sides opposite to your first upper molar , or right unde ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Many possibilities: See an oral surgeon or ENT physician for a diagnosis. Among other things it could be a blocked salivary gland or a tumor.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Goiter: An enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Symptoms can be related to overactive thyroid function or underactive. Overactive symptoms include shak ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Todd
43 years experience in Endodontics
Cushings Disease: There are many conditions that can be related to the question you are asking. It is best to see your internist for a thorough evaluation and diagnosi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Anastassov
33 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many things: Viral infection, bacterial infection, tumors from which pleomorphic adenoma would be the first.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
12 years experience in Dentistry
Quick list: Reduced salivary flow can happen for a lot of reasons. This list is probably not comprehensive but: age, medications, radiation, auto immune diseases. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience in Dentistry
Irritation: Would be more likely than infection from a brief encounter with highly acidic stomach contents.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Lots of things: Swollen lymph nodes may be swollen due to inflammation, infection, lymphoma, cancer, sarcoid or castlemann's disease. Swollen salivary glands are a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience in Dentistry
There are many: Possibilities. Certain medications can increase flow of saliva, but the list is short. Gi reflux is linked along with new (or even poor fitting) den ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Oral Surgeon: See the Oral Surgeon. Typically the duct will be tested for patency simply by getting the area dry and either seeing if it releases fluid on its own o ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience in Dentistry
Multiple symptoms: This is probably not of dental origins Have an Ear nose throat doctor evaluate your signs. They can best plan a treatment regimen.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible: Auto immune etiology is the reason for thyroid disease in Hashimoto's .The same pathology -autoimmune if directed against the salivary glands Vs lymph ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes.: The sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the sk ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Why?: I am not sure that i understand your question or why you are asking it. There are many salivary glands in your head and mouth, both large and small. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
23 years experience in Dentistry
Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Overall: congestion can. May have congestion w swollen neck glands.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hunger: I'm not sure what you mean. You'll salivate if you're hungry. If your salivary glands are swollen, they could be blocked with a stone or thick mucus ... Read More
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