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Which glands?: Glands can swell because of infection or inflammation (some people refer to lymph nodes and tonsils as "glands") or because of local obstruction of their drainage (as in the salivary glands). So the best answer would depend on to which gland you are referring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glands or immune!: Glands usually refers to lymph nodes a collection of immune cells that scange bacterial and viral debris and help you form immunity against the infection. Lymph node enlargement can also occur in autimmine disease, and rarely (the ones you can see), cancer. If you have a chronic lymph nose enlargement, see your doctor. ...Read more
Where? Which?: Depends on where the glands are. Typically lymph glands will swell in the area of an infection - for example the glands in the neck may swell when fighting an infection in the throat. This is a normal reaction to infection - your body is doing what it needs to do. However, if your glands stay swollen or tender, see a doctor to see if they could use some help fighting the infection. ...Read more
Depends: Ultimately, brain is the organ that makes you a male. But, hypothalamus secretes hormones that cause pituitary gland to secrete hormones that cause testicles to secrete testosterone which helps to define your sexual characteristics. Dysfunction at any of these organs can cause disorders of male function. The dysfunction really depends upon the age at which the dysfunction occurs. ...Read more
Yes.: A child would need a number of medicines to restore the hormones secreted by the pituitary gland. This is possible and would require taking the medicines for the rest of the person's life. ...Read more
Long term: I don't understand your question. Can you be more specific? What do you mean "long term?". ...Read more
Do you have glands at the back of your undersrms? I have a gland or something that hurts like the dickens to where its hard to reach for stuff.
Underarm Gland: Although feeling a lymph node can mean a wide variety of things, it should not be painful unless something else is going on. You should see your doctor to make sure there isn't an infection in the general area. The important thing also is to be able to differentiate a swollen lymph node from an abscess, for example. ...Read more
My right salvatory gland is like a smale hole its noticable it feels like there is constantly something in it what should I do ?What could it be ?
Salivary Duct: A salivary duct could be blocked due to an infection, a calcification or tumor. If it is not red and warm (indicating infection) you could apply a warm, moist compress over the area several times a day to see if it resolves. If it is red and warm, or if compress does not resolve you should see a doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know men and women have mammery glands how ever mine are always there and are noticable now as a guy would they be noticable or would they hide?
Only a: small portion of the breast is glandular tissue -- much more in women than in men due to different amounts of different hormones between the sexes. ...Read more