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what are symptoms of salivary gland disorders?

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Dr. Sarab Alfata
19 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Symptoms of salivary gland disease: •abnormal tastes, foul tastes •decreased ability to open the mouth •discomfort when opening the mouth •dry mouth •pain in the face or mouth pain •swelling in front of the ears •swelling of the face or neck.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many: Dry mouth, pain or swelling where the salivary glands are located (in front the ears, underneath the neck or tongue area), discomfort when opening, pain when eating or smelling food.
Answered on Apr 2, 2019
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain, swell, spit: Swelling in area, pain, change in saliva.
Answered on Oct 4, 2012

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