U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 30-year-old female asked:

What would be the treatment for a salivary gland issue?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Try sucking lemon..: As a 1 day trial, try sucking a lemon. The change in ph may dissolve a small stone. Telieving the obstruction may help resolve the problem. But long term lemon will damage your teeth...
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 40 years experience
Depends: It depends upon what the issue is. Treatment may range from no treatment to removal. Without more information it is difficult to say..

Similar questions

A 45-year-old member asked:

What is the most effective blocked salivary gland treatment?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
Varies: stones near surface can be manually removed-deep seated need sialogogues -in nonobstructive sialadenitis antibiotics can be used-in long standing obstruction surgery is often necessary.

Related questions

A 39-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 31-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 36-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
A 36-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 38-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Last updated May 2, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.