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trying to find out what a normal size measurement in cm a submandibular glands are

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
It may be normal: It is most reassuring that you don't say that the gland(s) you are feeling are tender, painful, firm, overlying skin red, etc. So the key is, how big ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lump near gland: This could be an irregularity of the gland itself, a small lymph node, a skin cyst, or other abnormality. Ideally, you should be examined by MD and p ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
3-4 weeks : It frequently takes some time for the gland to return entirely to normal. You should see your physician for an evaluation to look for a stone in the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reubel
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
They vary in size: All the salivary glands differ in size from person to person and can vary in size from left to right size.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Vandusen
29 years experience Family Medicine
Watchful waiting: Most likely the glands are reacting to something although you report no obvious infection. If you are only having the swelling with no other symptoms ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Rendell
48 years experience Diabetology
Submandibular glands: yes it is normal to feel the submandibular glands. However, if they are getting bigger or painful, that could be a sign of trouble
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Dr. Richard Horak ii
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Submandibular gland: Here is a great link with pics. The lymph nodes will have a slightly rubbery feel and located under the chin. http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
OK: Small nodes is ok but if is large, or getting larger you should have evaluation by your doctor.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Goldstein
24 years experience Radiology
No - not normal: No - not normal. You should probably get an MRI to further evaluate if your doctor thinks it is indicated. Best regards - dr. G from metismd.Com.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Possible see ENT. Specialist for diagnosis and treatment
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