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What do you recommend for sialolithiasis?

What do you recommend for sialolithiasis?

Sialolith: Milking (massaging) salivary gland (under you jaw) or parotid gland (along side in front of ear) depending on which gland is affected. Chew something sour to stimulate salivation. In rare cases may need surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Amber Patel
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Sialolithiasis (Definition)

All saliva gland have the potential for producing calcified material or a a frank solidification of such called a salialolith, when this partially or fully block the secretion of saliva. Tjhis can cause partial or total blockage of the gland. It may resolve on its own or may have ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: sialolithiasis?

What is the definition or description of: sialolithiasis?

SALIVA STONE: All saliva gland have the potential for producing calcified material or a a frank solidification of such called a salialolith, when this partially or fully block the secretion of saliva. Tjhis can cause partial or total blockage of the gland. It may resolve on its own or may have to be surgically exscised. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for sialolithiasis?

What is the treatment for sialolithiasis?

Cialolithiasis: Stones in the salivary glands treatment depends on the size of the stones. For small stones, hydration, nsaids , moist heat & sucking on citrus fruit. For larger stones, surgical removal. Sometimes, to prevent infection, antibiotics are used. ...Read more

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My mom gets sialolithiasis, so am I likely to get it later?

My mom gets sialolithiasis, so am I likely to get it later?

Not necessarily: Salivary stones are not always genetic. However drinking plenty of water can sometimes help. Also, a small stone can often be passed with the help of sour candy - such as lemon heads. This can increase the flow of saliva, helping to flush stones out. ...Read more

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Can you die from s.V.T?

Can you die from s.V.T?

Usually not serious: Death from svt must be extremely rare, if ever. It is usually managed as outpatient. ...Read more

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How many babies die each year in the U.S.?

How many babies die each year in the U.S.?

Too many: You'd have to be more specific in your question. How many babies die…during birth? In the first month? From home accidents? From automobile accidents? From SIDS? From RSV? From meningitis? From abuse? From congenital heart disease? …. You see the answer depends on the details of the question. Using the details you're interested in (age and cause) then google your question for those statistics. ...Read more

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How many die from diabetes in the U.S. each year?

How many die from diabetes in the U.S. each year?

234,051: Diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2010, with 69,071 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death, and a total of 234,051 death certificates listing diabetes as an underlying or contributing cause of death. according to the American Diabetes association ...Read more

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How likely is it for a child to die of pneumonia nowadays in the u.S.?

How likely is it for a child to die of pneumonia nowadays in the u.S.?

Rare: The overall rate of death is very low and significantly less than 10/100, 000, or 1 /10, 000. Most of these would be in children who also had some chronic illness such as cystic fibrosis, cancer, etc. ...Read more

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