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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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Could thymus gland regrow?

Could thymus gland regrow?

Ususally not: Thymus usually regresses after reaching maximum size at puberty. It becomes infiltrated with fat during regression. It can enlarge with tumors such as thymoma and thymolipoma. Also hormone associated with hyperthyroidism or graves disease in adolescence can stimulate thymus to overgrow. Otherwise thymus remains dormant in older people. ...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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