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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.See 1 more doctor answer
Everytime I eat my salivary gland under my tongue swells and after a few minutes the swelling goes down. Is something wrong?
Blocked Duct?: It is possible that you have a blocked salivary duct. See a local oral surgeon to have it examined and treated, if necessary.See 3 more doctor answers
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 1 more doctor answer
Wharton's Duct: On either side of the lingual frenum, the skin that looks like a vertical wall under your tongue.
Yes: Sour foods help saliva production. The hope is that, with the extra saliva production, your gland will expel the stone.
Surgical removal: The stone can usually be removed surgically without removing the gland itself, but not in 100% of the cases.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
Bump filled with blood on my salivary gland under the tongue not on the tongue. What could it be?
Probably: A benign hemangioma but get check by a dentist/oral surgeon.
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.
How long until the swelling goes down after removing a salivary gland stone? And also a thin white film over the gland?
Salivary gland stone: Depending on if there was a surrounding infection or significant inflammation, it can take weeks for swelling to resolve. See your surgeon if worsening pain, swelling or fevers.
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.See 2 more doctor answers
I'm having symptoms of blocked salivary gland/ salivary stone, what can I do while waiting to see my doc?
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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