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Why do glands swell?

Why do glands swell?

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 more

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Can you advise for painful glands please?

Painful glands: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What is gland t.B and what are its symptoms?

What is gland t.B and what are its symptoms?

Galand TB: Tuberculosis (TB) is most commonly found in the lungs, but it can manifest in any gland or tissue in the body. There are so many glands that can be affected, it is not possible to comment further without more information. Hope that helps at least a bit. ...Read more

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Pain by tyroid glands?

Pain by tyroid glands?

Thyroiditis: You may be suffering from inflammation of throid gland known as thyroiditis.. Make an appointment with dr. And get evaluated.Thyroiditis has several sub types.Hashimoto's thyroiditis caused by antibodies that attack the thyroid.Subacute thyroiditis.Possibly caused by a viral infection.Postpartum thyroiditis and drug induced thyroiditis caused by some medication like lithoum , amiodarone ...Read more

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Tyson glands a problem?

Tyson glands a problem?

Okay ...: So-called Tyson glands are merely the pearly penile papules along the corona of glans penis, which are commonly seen in some men, but harmless with no need for Rx. Don't squeeze but leave them alone. ...Read more

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What is cytogenic gland ??

Cytogenic gland?: 19 F Pakistan asks what is the cytogenic gland. ANS: I have been doing Endo for 50 years and never heard of it but will google and see what I find. ...Read more

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What is the prostate gland? 

What is the prostate gland? 

Here are some...: It is a gland right below/next to urinary bladder, which is known of secreting fluid to nurture sperms as well as acting like a gate guard for preventing UTI, and will increase in size as men age. More details? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Is prostrate gland dangerous?

Not generally.: It usually occupies a remote and quiet corner of the body. It spends its life in silent service occasionally causing nocturnal urinary symptoms in older age. Less commonly it is the source of prostate cancer, but dangerous? I think not. ...Read more

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What are submandibular glands?

What are submandibular glands?

Salivary glands: They are the salivary glands that are located on the underside of the jaw (mandible), one of the 3 major salivary gland pairs. http://www.cdc.gov/mumps/images/glands_image.gif. ...Read more

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Best way to check thyriod glands?

Best way to check thyriod glands?

Options: There are many way to check the thyroid from physical exam to lab work to ultrasound. Lab testing is the best way to know if the thyroid is working, and ultrasound is the best way to know what the thyroid looks like. ...Read more

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What glands produce perspiration?

What glands produce perspiration?

Sweat glands: sudoriferous or sudoriparous glands are a type of exocrine gland. ...Read more

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What causes hyperplasia of a gland?

What causes hyperplasia of a gland?

Which gland: Different glands have different stimuli to which they respond. Breast responds to sex hormones, adrenal responds to ACTH, some glands enlarge, though not strictly hyper-plastic due to inflammation, e.g. salivary glands. You may view this site: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003441.htm For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What makes glands swell all the time?

What makes glands swell all the time?

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

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What gland regulates the glucose level?

What gland regulates the glucose level?

Concert: Many organs participate among which include: pancreas, pituitary, adrenals, intestine, liver. ...Read more

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How calcitonin functions in the glands?

How calcitonin functions in the glands?

Acts on bone: Calcitonin is a hormone made in the thyroid gland and released into the blood. . Its main action is to reduce the activity of bone cells which break down bone (osteoclasts). It is sometimes used to treat osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Can a barthollins gland cyst be serious?

Can a barthollins gland cyst be serious?

No, but: it may need some real treatment. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but it's like any other cyst. 1) size, increasing size, discomfort are factors. 2) if it is infected (red, hot, painful, pus) then... needs treatment. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/basics/definition/con-20026333 ...Read more

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Why keep gettin cyst on barthlion gland?

Why keep gettin cyst on barthlion gland?

It is most likely: Because the gland does not have drainage . When there is a bartholini cyst or abscess , there should be drainage , there is procedure called marsuplization which leave the gland permanently open . Next time you may need to have this procedure . Good luck. ...Read more

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Are submandibular glands different sizes?

Are submandibular glands different sizes?

They vary in size: All the salivary glands differ in size from person to person and can vary in size from left to right size. ...Read more

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