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What is good for clogged salivary glands?

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Dr. R Lee Hinson answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Best thing is to : Schedule and evaluation appointment with an oral surgeon, otolaryngologist, or your pcp. Small salivary stones can block the "plumbing" with your glands. Other causes too. You need to seek an exam to get to the cause. Good luck!

Answered 9/15/2015

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Dr. Steven Koos answered

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Major or Minor?: A partial obstruction of the duct of one of the major salivary glands (ie parotid, submandibular) with a sialolith can sometimes be treated conservatively with ample hydration, heat application, promoting salivary flow with candy, and sometimes an antibiotic is needed. When you say "clogged" i assume partial obstruction. Follow dr. Hinson's advice though, and see an oral surgeon for a diagnosis.

Answered 8/18/2016

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