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Doctor insights on: Overactive Spit Glands

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I think maybe my spit glands are infected. What do I have to do?

I think maybe my spit glands are infected. What do I have to do?

Need MD evaluation: Need to see your otolaryngologist to determine cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What gland produces spit in your mouth?

What gland produces spit in your mouth?

Major & minor glands: Major salivary glands (occur bilaterally in pair) such as parotid glands, sublingual glands, and submandibular glands. Minor salivary gland on all the oral mucosa, the lips, the palate. ...Read more

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When i was little I have a spit gland in my mouth i got it cut out bow i got i think another one what should I do?

When i was little I have a spit gland in my mouth i got it cut out bow i got i think another one what should I do?

Mucocoel: The skin lining the inside of the mouth contains many glands that secrete mucous.Sometimes the mechanical action of chewing will break the tubes that bring the mucous to the surface ; a cyst will form under the skin when the mucous cannot get out.An ENT or dentist can opened ; remove them.They can reoccur.Have it looked at and arrange for removal. ...Read more

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Sore throat to where i can hardly swallow my own spit, swollen left submandibular gland only, headache, feels like bodys shutting down what is this?

Sore throat to where i can hardly swallow my own spit, swollen left submandibular gland only, headache, feels like bodys shutting down what is this?

Uri: Sounds like a viral syndrome or flu virus with muscle aches, pains and sore throat. Fever is common with many viruses. Give the symptoms time to improve. Take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the pain and fever. Drink plenty of fluids. Get your rest and if symptoms last more than a week, consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I stop overactive sebaceous glands?

Treatment options...: If you are a woman, hormonal intervention may help. Possibilities include oral contraceptives or a pill called spironolactone. If there is a lot of acne, Isotretinoin (accutane) can help. A laser-like treatment called "photodynamic therapy" can damage the oil glands and decrease oil production. Botox is now being used to decrease oilyness, but its expensive. ...Read more

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Treat "overactive sebaceous glands" for man?

Treat "overactive sebaceous glands" for man?

What does that mean?: Most often this is a euphemism for "acne". If that's the disease, treat it scientifically and aggressively -- it's a very serious personal and professional liability. Overacetive sebaceous glands" is a "pop" diagnosis for everything from acne to rosacea to staph abscesses to the bumps of sebaceous hyperplasia. Sites using the term tend to offer subscientific "natural" remedies. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the cause of overactive salivary glands?

Many choices: Could be anything from an intolerance to a medication or a new food to a new acrylic oral appliance. Check with an md if it does not resolve soon. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed as having an overactive adrenal gland. What now?

I have been diagnosed as having an overactive adrenal gland. What now?

It depends: If you have been told that you have an "overactive adrenal gland, " you must make sure you see an endocrinologist. The adrenal gland produces many different hormones, so calling it "overactive" is not clear about which of these hormones might be elevated. Some possibilities include cushings (high cortisol), pheochromocytoma (high catecholamines), and hyperaldosteronism (high aldosterone). ...Read more

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Was wondering what illesses/diseases cause overactive salivary glands?

Varies: Common causes of excessive salivation include; allergies, infection in the mouth or throat, irritation in the mouth and gastroesophageal reflux. Some known medical side effects are, aricept, Compazine (prochlorperazine) and demster. ...Read more