A 47-year-old member asked:
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What does it taste like after a salivary gland unblocks?

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Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually bad: When there is an obstruction of the salivary gland, there usually is an infection that follows. So when the stone or obstruction is removed, you will have puss expressed from the duct. It doesnt taste good from what patients tell me.
Answered on Nov 6, 2012

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