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Doctor insights on: How Trauma Can Cause Sialadentis

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What is sialadenitis?

What is  sialadenitis?

Salivary gland prob: Sialadenitis is inflammation, typically infectious but can be autoimmune, of one or more of the salivary glands. We have 3 main glands on either side of the face, and the biggest troublemakers from an inflammation standpoint are the parotid and submandibular glands. Usually being dehydrated or otherwise sick can predispose. An ENT can help sort out the underlying cause and offer treatment. ...Read more

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What is xanthogranulomatous sialadenitis?

What is  xanthogranulomatous sialadenitis?

Blockage of a gland : Blockage of a salivary gland, most often the parotid gland but can be seen in other glands and even organs like the kidney. Sometimes mistaken for a malignancy which is highly unlikely at your age. ...Read more

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Just diagnosed with sialadenitis, what exactly is this?

Just diagnosed with sialadenitis, what exactly is this?

Sialadenitis is: Sialadenitis is an inflammation of the salivary gland. It can be bacterial, viral, autoimmune or of unknown etiology. See the following website for more basic information. This should be discussed with the doctor who diagnosed you. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/sialadenitis. ...Read more

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FNAC right infra auricular swelling from many years and shows features of sialadenitis..plus chronic tonsilitis what precautions should i take?

FNAC right infra auricular swelling from many years and shows features of sialadenitis..plus chronic tonsilitis what precautions should i take?

Unsure. Hydration?: The cytology report did not specify if the FNA of the swelling was taken in the tonsil or salivary gland. (Or both? I'm confused) I wonder if something was left unexamined or if the main "mass" or problem was missed. A sialogram could show a stone (goes with sialadenitis), in which case drinking lots of fluid is preventative. (Dry mouth can be caused by fluoxetine). See ENT or use HT Prime for ans ...Read more

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Can trauma cause glaucoma?

Can trauma cause glaucoma?

Yes: Damage to the lens of the eye, or damage to the fluid circulation system in the eye can lead to glaucoma. ...Read more

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What is testicular trauma caused by?

What is testicular trauma caused by?

The usual.: Horse, bike, motorcycle, fighting, skateboarding, football, rugby, soccer, lacrosse, ladder, vigorous sex, angry female. ...Read more

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Leading cause of death of children from trauma?

Leading cause of death of children from trauma?

Car crash: From 1-10, the leading cause of preventable death in the us in automobile crashes. Lack of, or inappropriate use of passenger safety seats is a contributing factor. While most understand infants need a protective seat, even that group has ~90% errors in proper use when evaluated at car seat checks.Morbidity is highest when parents are those that choose not to use a seat belt ...Read more

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What trauma could cause symptoms of acoa (adult child of an alcoholic)?

What trauma could cause symptoms of acoa (adult child of an alcoholic)?

Alcoholism: The trauma is mainly psychological in growing up in a family where one or both parents has alcohol addiction. Such children develop coping mechanism included in the 12 steps and traditions in the association's chartered ...Read more

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What can cause the loss of multiple senses after suffering head trauma?

What can cause the loss of multiple senses after suffering head trauma?

Multiple areas : Multiple areas of the brain are injured in a traumatic brain injury and this can affect different senses depending on which of the nerve pathways of the individual special sense is affected. ...Read more