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Are The Symptoms Of Parotitis Bad
Painful: Parotitis is the inflammation of the parotid gland. It is usually caused by dehydration and sometimes salivar gland stones. Patients experience swelling and sometimes significant pain. Treatments requires: warm compress, massage to area, rehydration, sialogogues (anything that makes ur mouth water-sour candy) and antibiotics. Can be worse in diabetics or those with weak immune system. ...Read more
Can bacterial parotitis last 5 or 6 weeks? Going to ent swelling for 5 weeks doc said paratitis took amoxicillin and levofloxacin none helping swell
Swelling from an: infection can last days to weeks after the initial insult to the tissue, depending on the location. For parotid gland infection, it would take more time for swelling to go down, especially if there is a stone obstructing the parotid gland. If there are no stones per ENT physician, then use warm compresses to help the swelling. If it still hurts, you may need longer antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
7 weeks of swollen partoid gland .but can't feel lumps feel normal.doc think paratitis my nurse sister said was wrong meds doc gave me .cancer scare?
Parotitis???: Most common thing that causes swollen parotid gland is infection with Mumps virus. Did you get the MMR vaccine when you were younger? When u get parotitis it obliterates thje angle of the jaw. you move back along the bottom of jaw bone and as it moves up towards your ear you can't feel it because of swollen gland. You decide who was right- Doc or Sis. Paro cancer very rare!!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can dry mouth cause paratitis . Par gland swollen 7 weeks.going to ent but can't feel no masses.what test do I ask for to get piece of mind itnot canc?
Why when i get sick i usually feel really bad from the evening but during the day my symptoms get better so its like im lying about the sickness...
Who is the Expert: Symptoms are what an individual feels/perceives. Other people, including physicians, cannot feel the symptoms of anyone else. So the expert on your symptoms, regardless the basis, is always you, no one else. If symptoms improve during the day, then responses within you are changing which change the symptoms, day vs. Evening. Such cycling is common, neither right or wrong, but might offer clues. ...Read more
Isn't always.: If you have an acute upper respiratory tract infection with mostly nasal conjestion i would offer a drying agent-you can't sleep otherwise.The cough that accompanies bronchitis is often debilitating and should be treated to prevent spread of "bugs".If you have to get up 4 times a night to urinate a prostatic urethreal dilator(relax the prostate)is not bad.Using Estrogens in menopause is often good. ...Read more
Bad food reaction: I am assuming u are asking about food poisoning. Peopel can usuallly get tummy ache, vomitng, diarrhea, fever, headache. If u meant a bad reaciton to food: it couldbe from being allergice to the food and it could include rash, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, headache, etc. ...Read more
Yes: Gout can cause red, swollen, painful joints. Sometimes it can be asymptomatic. The joint between the foot and the big toe is often involved. These symptoms typically occur after a large meal or after drinking alcohol. Can also occur in the knee. Caused by purine metabolism problems. Gout should be evaluated and treated by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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