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Blocked Salivary Gland
Sialendoscopy: Noninvasive technique to remove salivary gland stones. The tiny lighted scopes are inserted into the gland's opening to visualize the salivary duct system and locate the stone. Then, micro instruments are used, and the surgeon can remove the stone relieving the blockage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are major and minor salivary glands. The major glands (parotid, submandibular, and sublimgul) are paired on each side of the jaw. There are about 300 minor glands scattered about the mouth and throat. They all produce saliva which keeps the mouth moist and helps with ...Read more
I have been told that i may have a blocked salivary gland. I keep getring headaches only on that side of my head too. Are these conected?
Comorbidity: It is a comorbidity, but not a causality. Headache is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. This condition must be professionally diagnosed and managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. The blocked salivary gland issue needs to be addressed and solved regardless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having symptoms of blocked salivary gland/ salivary stone, what can I do while waiting to see my doc?
Was told that a swollen/blocked salivary gland or mucocoele could last forever. Was told from a oral surgeon. Is that actually possible.
Very high C3 complement 543, and C4 of 87 in my teen daughter. She also went back on gluten after a two week "gluten fast" & blocked salivary gland?
Diagnosed w/ blocked Salivary gland. Told to drink lemon water/sugar free candy. How long does it take to clear usually? when should I see doc again?
Results May Vary: Some small occlusions or blockage of the salivary gland ducts can be resolved by increasing the salivary flow by stimulation of the glands with sour or bitter tasting foods (sour lemon drops, grape drops, etc.) The effectiveness of the increased flow will depend upon the size and location of the obstruction. If you are not better within 24 - 48 hours, see you doc again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My period is 2 days late now and im on the pill, last Wednesday i was put on a course of antibiotics for a blocked salivary gland. Could this be the c?
Any: Any medication can cause hormonal imbalance. That said, if you are concerned please see your OBGyn. ...Read more
Confusing question: There is no strep throat virus, the cause is a bacteria. If the bacteria got into a gland and cause swelling, simple antibiotic treatment would help.If the issue is truly caused by a virus, it would have to run its course.A visit to an ENT might confirm or exclude your self diagnosis and find you a plan for treatment. ...Read more
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