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Cause Of Swollen Gland On Esophagus
Can foot, hand and mouth disease cause the swelling of the parotid duct? Multiple ulcers inside mouth with the parotid duct on the right side swollen.
The two are: probably NOT related (it would be a co-incidence for one of the oral lesions to be in the EXACT location HOWEVER it is theoretically possible! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Mumps? other?: See your physician to first see if it's really your salivary glands that are swollen and secondly, what's causing the swelling. It would be very unlikely to have bilateral swelling of your salivary glands. One thing that can cause this is having the mumps. If your physician cannot determine the cause, he\she may refer you to an oral surgeon for a consultation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes small wounds on the inside of the lips and ckeeks?And sublingual gland on the left swollen but painless?
Need exam: It is impossible to give an accurate DX without an exam. Suggest you see your health care provider for exam and treatment if needed. ...Read more
Can tonsillitis cause swollen painful salivatory glands nausea and cough?? And my throat hurts on the other side on the bottom/back
Possibly...: The bacteria causing tonsillitis can spread to other nearby structures of the throat, and even spread throughout your system, causing more serious problems (sepsis). Nausea can be due to the primary infection or any antibiotics that you may currently be taking. If nausea keeps you from taking fluids or medications such as antibiotics, be sure to contact your physician for further evaluation/plan. ...Read more
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Cushings Disease: There are many conditions that can be related to the question you are asking. It is best to see your internist for a thorough evaluation and diagnosis. For more information regarding cushings syndrome you might check - neurosurgery.Stanford.Edu/pituitary/cushings_syndrome.Html and for salivary cortisol see: macses.Ucsf.Edu/research/allostatic/pdf/faqs-salivcort.Pdf. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: A swollen gland or lymph node should be evaluated by your doctor. You need to check if there are other lymph nodes that are swollen. It may just be an infection, but you want to make certain that it is not a manifestation of something more serious like lymphoma. These are cancers that localize in the lymph nodes. Many types are very treatable when caught early. ...Read more
No.: Tmj problems will not cause a swelling under the tongue. A swelling under the tongue could be several things, from an infected sublingual salivary gland to a salivary gland stone or even a ranula. A ranula is a mucous cyst under the tongue connected with the sublingual salivary gland. Your dentist or physician should be able to help you figure it out. If it persists, you should seek treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swollen non cancerous lymph node on top of coroided artery. Will this cause any circulatory problem?
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. ...Read more
Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more
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