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Is it possible to feel the salivary gland?

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Dr. Alexander Gorup answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Not sure what you me: You definitely should be able to feel the major salivary glands, known as the parotid and submandibular glands.

Answered 3/31/2020

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Dr. David Schleimer answered

Specializes in

Yes: Even without pathology the parotid gland can be felt..With infection or blockage, they are very easy to feel.

Answered 1/5/2019

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