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Salivary Gland Stone Under Tongue
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Salivary stones: Salivary duct stones can reoccur. We don't know the cause of salivary stones but dehydration may be a factor, so make sure you are well had rated and have a healthy diet. An oral surgeon would be the best person to see if you think you are having many salivary stones because this can lead to long term problems such as scarring. ...Read more
I can feel salivary gland in my cheeks just wondering. Is this normal? No pain just feel them when I brush tongue over the area
Seek exam: Minor salivary glands are microscopic. See your dentist to determine what you are actually feeling with your tongue. ...Read more
Sialolith removal: Sialoliths or are removed by surgery traditionally. Sometimes you can take medications to increase saliva flow, drink a lot of water to & massage the area manually to push it through. A newer procedure called sialendoscopy uses tiny microscopes to find and remove the stones. Find a parotid and salivary gland surgeon in your area who can do this procedure and has done it before. ...Read more
Wharton's Duct: On either side of the lingual frenum, the skin that looks like a vertical wall under your tongue. ...Read more
Yes: Sour foods help saliva production. The hope is that, with the extra saliva production, your gland will expel the stone. ...Read more
Surgical removal: The stone can usually be removed surgically without removing the gland itself, but not in 100% of the cases. ...Read more
Vibrating/ticklish feeling on my salivary gland under my tongue. What can cause me to have these sensations?
Not sure: I would suggest seeing an ENT physician, oral surgeon, or oral medicine specialist. ...Read more
Spit gland infection: Any obstruction from stone to adhesions/scar to tumor to trauma. Also positive oral air pressure can blow bacteria from the mouth into the system. And very commonly dehydration or poor salivary flow from medications, radiation exposure, auto-immune diseases, and diet/life style. ...Read more
Bump filled with blood on my salivary gland under the tongue not on the tongue. What could it be?
I have bump filled with blood on my salivary gland under the tongue not on the tongue what could it be, what to do?
Please help there's bump filled with blood on my salivary gland under the tongue not on the tongue what could it be?
Multiple causes: Without a good clinical exam it is impossible to say for sure. There could be a blockage in the duct of the salivary gland in which case you will feel swelling under the tongue on one side. There are also blood vessels under the tongue that can appear to be large. Only a careful exam by a professional can determine the cause. ...Read more
How long until the swelling goes down after removing a salivary gland stone? And also a thin white film over the gland?
Everytime I eat my salivary gland under my tongue swells and after a few minutes the swelling goes down. Is something wrong?
I have a submandblr salivary gland stone - 5.5 mm. Can the stone of this size be removed? How long can I escape surgery as size is unchanged for 3 yrs
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 more
I'm having symptoms of blocked salivary gland/ salivary stone, what can I do while waiting to see my doc?
Can more than one salivary gland be blocked at once. I have a lump on my cheek upper molars and a lump inside right side of tongue. Inside and it smal?
Yes: You have many salivary glands, some are very small and not normally palpable. Several can get enlarged at the same time. ...Read more
My 14 daughter might have a salivary gland infection under her tongue righ and is painful for her what should we do NO BLOOD TEST ANYTHING PAINFUL?
Sialoadenitis: Yes no problem to take this for that type of infection. ...Read more
Main salivary gland under tongue is swollen. Neck under the right side of my jawline is swollen a lil also. Neck swelling goes up & down. Any ideas?
Salivary Gland stone: You may have either an infection of the salivary gland on the right side (submandibular gland) or may be a stone blocking the duct of the gland. It probably swells when you eat and then goes down as the saliva passes the obstruction. See an ENT physician to check your salivary glands. ...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?
Would an internist who has an office ultrasound machine be knowing enough to easily identify a salivary gland stone?
Salivary stone: See an oral surgeon...A head and neck expert. ...Read more
I suffer from salivary gland stone. Infection started more than 7 days without relief even though I'm treated with augmentin for a week. Is it normal?
May need to see...: ... Oral surgeon or ENT to have the stone physically removed. They can be difficult to pass. ...Read more
Who is the best head and neck surgeon (s) or hospital in america for salivary gland stone removal?
Depends: Start out by seeking out a surgeon who is skilled in endoscopic salivary gland stone removal. This is manner of stone treatment is getting more and more popular. Which hospital the surgeon works out of is not as important as the procedures are usually outpatient and can even be done in the office. ...Read more
I have a white spot very painful underneath my tongue on my salivary gland I have been in pain for 6 days is this a canker sore?
It could be...: Maybe it's a canker sore (apthous ulcer); it could also be a lot of other things. It would be best to have your dentist take a look soon; that way your headed in the right direction: if it resolves, you know your mouth better. If not, your already started toward the treatment you need. ...Read more
There are major and minor salivary glands. The major glands (parotid, submandibular, and sublimgul) are paired on each side of the jaw. There are about 300 minor glands scattered about the mouth and throat. They all produce saliva which keeps the mouth moist and helps with ...Read more
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