A 21-year-old female asked:
can hoshimotos automimmune disease of the thyroid make the submandibular glands enlarged? or any salivary glands enlarged?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam answered
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Auto immune etiology is the reason for thyroid disease in Hashimoto's .The same pathology -autoimmune if directed against the salivary glands Vs lymph nodes is possible. But make sure that the thyroid disease is Hashimoto's and not thyroid cancer.
Answered on Jun 1, 2020
People also searched for:
Any natural medicine or herbal stuff that can help speed the healing process of an allergic break out
Can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit feels like a lump under the surface of the skin how long should it stay there
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!