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Does It Hurt To Get A Salivary Stone Removed From Inside The Cheek
Is there anything i can do at home to help break down or soften a salivary stone so that it will pass? Ive tryed sour things ex lemons.
Oral surgeon: for a sterile extraction of the stone. ...Read more
You can't: Some salivary stone are a hard calcified ball or can be a soft plug. They both will limit the passage of saliva thru the duct under the tongue causing distention, pain, and limited movement. They sometimes pass thru the opening but often need to be surgically removed by oral surgeon. Trying to manipulate it can cause self injury. Seek help. ...Read more
Can a salivary stone in the tongue cause swelling in neck? My doc said I have a stone. And my neck feels wierd.
Salivary stones: When the duct is blocked under the tongue, the submandibular gland under the jaw will swell into the neck. This is quite a normal thing to occur. The stones can be easily taken out of the duct. Go see an ear nose and throat doctor. The stones near the center of the gland (hilum) are a little tougher to get. Sometimes i just have to take the gland out to solve that problem. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sialoadenitis: yes no problem to take this for that type of infection. ...Read more
How can I remove a salivary stone under the bottom of my tongue? It is currently inflammed at feels like a pebble is stuck in the frenulum.
See a Dentist: Several salivary glands empty their contents into the floor of the mouth under the tongue near the lingual frenulum. Before trying to remove a stone or sialiolith from a duct, you need to make sure it is a stone. As the floor of the mouth is a very vascular and sensitive area, I would recommend you see a dentist for evaluation and treatment rather than attempting surgery on yourself. ...Read more
I have kidney stones, my sister has gallstones & tonsil stones, & my dad had a salivary stone, was wondering if there could be a hereditary factor?
No, coincidence: 4 different types of stones and all have different causes. Gallstones are compose of cholesterol + other bile products + caused by stasis. Other 3 are usually all calcium containing, although kidney stones can bo composed of uric acit or cystine any of which are in xs in urine. Tonsil stones r caused by bacteria in crypts of tonsils. Salivary stones from dehydration, poor diet, medications etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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