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when i stick my tongue out under tongue my gland pops up is that normal

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Salivary glands: If the lumps are just behind the lower 2 front teeth, these are probably your salivary glands which belong there. Sometimes they can swell due to blo ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Normal: Probably normal salivary glands. If you have swelling or discomfort, however, contact your Dentist. If you are concerned, ask your Dentist to take a ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Salivary glands : Cannot be felt by brushing tongue over them.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Seek exam: Minor salivary glands are microscopic. See your dentist to determine what you are actually feeling with your tongue.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Probably normal: We are all slightly asymmetric...One ear higher than the other, one big toe more curved than the other, etc. If you're concerned, ask your family den ... Read More
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Dr. Ron E. Bell
44 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possibly clogged : A clogged duct--the spout for the gland--can get clogged with calcifications and make one side appear to be larger, as the one side is draining and th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard: To understand what you are describing. But if you feel a lump have a doctor examine you
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Ranula: Probably a blocked minor salivary gland duct. Next time it swells up see your Dentist or preferably an Oral Surgeon for examination, differential diag ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sublingual veins: If they were cut and no pressure was applied, it is possible you could hemorrhage significantly from that area. It is possible that you could die from ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
45 years experience Dentistry
Blocked duct: I will give you one of many possibilities. The salivary gland empties into your mouth through a duct.If anything blocks the duct the saliva will back ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Frequent rinsing: You may also want to frequently rinse your mouth with plain or salt water during the healing process, especially after eating. Hope this helps!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Call your surgeon: The swelling should reach its maximum by the third day after surgery. If you are in acute pain, have swelling in the floor of the mouth and/or throat, ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Stop the phenylbutazone as this can cause an aplastic anemia. Make sure your thyroid function tests are normal as well. That said, you can treat the d ... Read More

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