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Doctor insights on: Mums Gland Swells After Eating

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Can adrenal gland cause excessive sleepiness after eating?

Can adrenal gland cause excessive sleepiness after eating?

No: Sleepiness after eating is usually due to Amino Acids like tryptophan in the food, that is why people get sleepy after thanksgiving turkey. ...Read more

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I have excrutiating pain in my jaw in front of my ear and have swollen glands behind my ear and neck. The pain seems worse after eating. Could this be a parotid salivary gland blockage or cyst? I don't have a fever or any other symptoms and haven't had a

I have excrutiating pain in my jaw in front of my ear and have swollen glands behind my ear and neck. The pain seems worse after eating. Could this be a parotid salivary gland blockage or cyst? I don't have a fever or any other symptoms and haven't had a

Sialadenitis: The history is indeed suspicious for parotid infection (parotitis) and/or stone in the parotid duct, but it is not clear exactly what is going on. Other possibilities include neck abscess or lymphadenitis. All of these are pretty high acuity problems that warrant prescription medication treatment. I would consider ENT evaluation, or see your primary. If it's bad, er evaluation is appropriate. ...Read more

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My mother's sugar is more than after eating and before eating it is 270 what to do?

My mother's sugar is more than after eating and before eating it is 270 what to do?

See the doctor: Tight glucose control is the goal of diabetic management, as the systemic damage caused by dm is simply a product of glucose elevation over time. Diet, exercise, and medication need to be need to be strictly managed by patient and physician. Any unexpected glucose elevations may signal underlying illness, and need to be be evaluated by the doctor. ...Read more

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I am a nursing mother and in the Holy month of RamzAn I'm fasting too. Just needed to ask that I start feeling nauseating soon after eating anything.

I am a nursing mother and in the Holy month of RamzAn I'm fasting too. Just needed to ask that I start feeling nauseating soon after eating anything.

Gastritis: Underlying gastritis can be made more symptomatic by prolonged fasting. Try taking an anti-peptic ulcer medication like ranitidine , famotidine or lansaprazole, omeprazole which are all available without prescription ...Read more

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My mother, 62, gets really bad leg cramps after eating anything made with grains. What could this be?

My mother, 62, gets really bad leg cramps after eating anything made with grains. What could this be?

Celiac Disease: It's possible she has celiac disease. With this, the gluten in grain products can lead to a myriad of symptoms, among them leg cramps. A gluten-free diet would address this, but she should discuss this with her doctor first to insure that is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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My mother's left part of upper stomach pains throughout day and intensively after eating food. It pains in both side after eating food.

My mother's left part of upper stomach pains throughout day and intensively after eating food. It pains in both side after eating food.

See Doctor: This could be any number of issues including irritable bowel but could also represent mesenteric ischemia. Would suggest immediate consultation with a gastroenterologist to evaluate your mother to discern what is going on. This needs immediate attention especially if she is over 50. ...Read more

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Hi, lacked of water can bring on dizziness , how about food indigestion ? My mother felt dizzy after eating sometimes. Thanks.

Hi, lacked of water can bring on dizziness , how about  food indigestion ? My mother felt dizzy after eating sometimes. Thanks.

Could be: When you eat, blood flow increases to the stomach to digest the food. If your mother is dehydrated, the lack of fluids would reduce blood flow to her brain and cause dizziness. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm a 19 year old mother who did breastfeed but I've had pretty large Montgomery glands for as long as I can remember. How do I reduce them?

Hi. I'm a 19 year old mother who did breastfeed but I've had pretty large Montgomery glands for as long as I can remember. How do I reduce them?

Sebacious glands: montgomery gland s are sebaceous glands on the nipple
if very large the ducts may be plugged
you could use warm compresses and scrubbing with gentle abrasives ...Read more

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Mother had trouble feeding me when i was a baby and now i notice my breasts seem to have insufficient gland tissue too. How to treat please? Not pregnant

Mother had trouble feeding me when i was a baby and now i notice my breasts seem to have insufficient gland tissue too. How to treat please? Not pregnant

Treat?: Your mothers inability to breast feed you has no impact on your breast development. If you are unhappy with your breast appearance then schedule a visit with a local plastic surgeon to investigate your options. ...Read more

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2 years ago my mother went into surgery to take out her left thyroid gland. Now the doctor said the right one is starting to grow. Surgery or medicine?

2 years ago my mother went into surgery to take out her left thyroid gland. Now the doctor said the right one is starting to grow. Surgery or medicine?

Half thyroid: If half the thyroid is removed, it is normal for the other half to get bigger to compensate. Also, if the "problem" originally was a nodular thyroid, that problem usually affects both sides, even if the right side looked normal at the time. Your mother needs to see an endocrinologist who does thyroid ultrasound and biopsy. ...Read more

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My mother-in-law has a lump under her left arm with swollen glands. What could this be?

My mother-in-law has a lump under her left arm with swollen glands. What could this be?

Many possibilities. : It can be any thing from benign to malignant ant should be evaluated and worked up by your doctor. ...Read more

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My mother-in-law has a lump under her left arm with swollen glands. How to treat this?

Medical evaluation!: Treatment should be done only after a complete medical Work up and evaluation as possibilities vary from something as simple as an infection to as seriou as malignancy. See your doctor as soon as possible! ...Read more

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I have a terrible sore throat with swollen glands. What can help relieve the pain? I am a breast feeding mother.

I have a terrible sore throat with swollen glands. What can help relieve the pain? I am a breast feeding mother.

Sore throat: First of all, consult your primary care doctor to rule out a strep throat because you will need an antibiotic for it. If it turns out that you just have a viral infection, you may be able to take Acetaminophen preferably and gargle with warm salt water every 4 hours. Practise frequent handwashing to protect your baby from getting your infection. ...Read more

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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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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 might cause glands in my armpit to swell?

What might cause glands in my armpit to swell?

Inflammatory drain: The lymph system is a network of vessels and glands which act as drainage for infection or inflammation. In the case of the arm pit, one must look at the anatomical position of these pathways, and can give clues to where the problem lies. ...Read more

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Might a lymph gland swell up because of multiple insect bites?

Might a lymph gland swell up because of multiple insect bites?

They often do: The injection of foreign material under the skin by a bite is one of many reasons that lymph glands swell. Any material injected moves in the body serum to the glands where it is processed & rendered harmless.Glands often swell temporarily if they are doing extra work. ...Read more

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What causes the occipital gland to swell on one side. How long does it take for swelling to go away.

What causes the occipital gland to swell on one side. How long does it take for swelling to go away.

Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodes enlarge in response to some inflammatory process that they are trying to contain. In the occipital area it may be an inflamed hair root, middle ear infection with involvement of the mastoid sinuses, and so on. If this node is not stony hard, fixed to underlying tissue, and increases in size it may need to be biopsied sometime in the future. See your pcp. ...Read more

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Occasionally my glands in my neck will swell from time to time so big I can push them up over the side of my chin is it normal like once a month ?

Occasionally my glands in my neck will swell from time to time so big I can push them up over the side of my chin is it normal like once a month
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See your Doctor: Obstruction in a gland, such as a stone in the parotid duct will produce acute and temporary swelling, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my hard palate swell up after eating milk products?

Why does my hard palate swell up after eating milk products?

Possible sensitivity: It may be that you may be sensitive or allergic to milk products. Seek professional help. ...Read more

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Would there be something wrong with my kidneys if i swell after eating and drinking?

Would there be something wrong with my kidneys if i swell after eating and drinking?

Swelling after meals: You need to see a physician about your problem as soon as possible. It could be coming from poor cardiac function, liver disease, a kidney problem, or other causes. A history, physical examination, urine analysis and blood work done by the physician would be needed to answer your question intelligently. Depending on the results, other tests may be required. Good luck. ...Read more

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After eating food that had corn substances in it my girlfriends frenulum swelled up how can she stop the pain and cause the swelling to go down?

After eating food that had corn substances in it my girlfriends frenulum swelled up how can she stop the pain and cause the swelling to go down?

Steroids: would be most likely to reverse the problem. Steroids by mouth, such as a Prednisone taper would probably work the best. Steroids reduce inflammation (swelling) and that should stop the pain. Are you sure it was related to eating corn? That seems like an unusual reaction, especially if there are no other symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes just the right gland to swell?

What causes just the right gland to swell?

Gland on what: Part of the body. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more