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Parotid Gland Swelling After Eating
Gland Swelling?: After extractions swelling is normal in many areas of the mouth. Glands, muscles, joint area, and tongue have all been known to swell. If the swelling persists past 7 days or is painful on light pressure after 4 days, it is recommended that you return to your surgeon for an evaluation of the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Can salivary stones be present without salivary gland swelling? one inner cheek swollen but dentist said salivary gland not swollen. what to do next?
Dentist said salivary ducts are clogged in mouth. Submandibular salivary gland increases & decreases in size. Adjacent lymph node swollen. Infection?
Depends on the cause: The parotid gland can become swollen for a number of reasons. A proper diagnosis will help you determine how long the swelling might last. Common conditions include a blocked salivary duct or a bacterial infection (parotitis). Swelling may be constant or come and go with salivary stimulation (during meals), and may or may not be associated with pain. I suggest seeing a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few days ago i have left parotid pleomorphic adenoma
left superfacial parotid gland
but after surgery i have salivary leakage probl?
Fistula: It sounds like you have a salivary fistula which is a rare complication of partial parotidectomy.Usually will close spontaneously in a few weeks and very rarely persists for months or chronically.However,since you are "fresh post-op"only a few days after surgery,PLEASE call the surgeon and make sure s/he sees you. Get well soon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cushings Disease: There are many conditions that can be related to the question you are asking. It is best to see your internist for a thorough evaluation and diagnosis. For more information regarding cushings syndrome you might check - neurosurgery.Stanford.Edu/pituitary/cushings_syndrome.Html and for salivary cortisol see: macses.Ucsf.Edu/research/allostatic/pdf/faqs-salivcort.Pdf. ...Read more
Seek an eval: Swollen salivary glands can be on the floor of the mouth, cheeks or palate. This can be indicative of an infection, blockage or a dysplasia of some degree. It is necessary to seek a dental eval asap. If it is an infection borne issue, you may note a fever, swollen glands and a possible increase or decrease in saliva. Most likely a benign treatable issue. Please seek care immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: My first question is whether it is your submandibular gland or a lymph node that is swollen because they are two different things. If it is your gland then you may have a blockage or an infection. If it is your lymph node you probably have an infection. In either case you need to see your oral surgeon and have him take a look at things to see if you need to be on antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?
Yes, It is infection: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. However, sometimes they appear many years later. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause pain in prostate after ejacualtion/erection, painful lymph nodes around jaw, swollen cheeks, and unintentional weight loss?
Here are some ...: Your described scenario needs a prompt medical attention. So, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of all your symptoms over time to Doc for review, analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. As to pain in prostate after ..., it may related with sensitive prostate from some inflammation + congestion... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salivary flow scan suggests moderate left&right parotid glands, moderate right submandibular&severe left submandibular. Is it concerning in sjogren's?
Sjögren's syndrome: Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease most common to diagnose among females over 40's but can affects others as well. Was your biopsy taken from lip as a part of sjögren's diagnosis? It seems that you had related tests already run, so interpretation of the gathered data of exams will be presented to you. It is best to discuss this with your own doctor rather than generic online advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have painful, very swollen parotid gland, wcc and virus studies normal.Ultrasound revealed whole gland swelling, no stones.Causes?
is normal,losing weight after removing the tail of pancreas& spleen ?what food should eat& wha not?3 months after surgery has earache during evening
No.: Tmj problems will not cause a swelling under the tongue. A swelling under the tongue could be several things, from an infected sublingual salivary gland to a salivary gland stone or even a ranula. A ranula is a mucous cyst under the tongue connected with the sublingual salivary gland. Your dentist or physician should be able to help you figure it out. If it persists, you should seek treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain under jaw in submandibular gland, CT ,mri and dental X-rays normal. DX of salivary gland problems or oromandibular dyskinesia. Would botox help?
Perhaps, but: It makes more sense to find out what is the cause of the pain and dyskinesia. The most common cause for such pain is an unresolved infection draining from an unhealthy tooth. Dyskinesia can be a local factor related to the TM joint or a systemic factor, such as a stage 2 Lyme Disease manifestation like Parkinsons Disease or MS. ...Read more
What could it be if submandibular gland area occasionally swells then reduces to slightly enlarged within hours?
Can impacted/rotten wisdom teeth cause swollen glands & throat tightness with dysphonia at times?Increase reflux symptoms?
YeS!: If not able to clean, wisdom teeth can get infected by oral bacteria (cavity). This infection can spread into the salivary glands and glands below the tongue. These glands can swell, causing difficulty swallowing. Trying too hard to swallow can cause reflux symptoms. Get those infected teeth out! a dental problem can become a medical problem very quickly if they are not removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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