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Duct (Definition)

Is a channel leading from a gland or an organ, for example lactiferous duct leads from mammary gland to ...Read more


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Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) i believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) i believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Call your dentist: Have your dentist check for stones in the duct. Sometimes you need to have an oral surgeon remove them if they don't go away on their own. ...Read more

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My son is 5 ys.During sleeping i hear sound from his teeth .Like a spasm.He also developed stone in the duct of lt submandibular gland?

Sounds like bruxism: It's common for young children to have bruxism or "teeth grinding" during sleep. Sometimes this goes away on its own. Sometimes it is associated with a dental abnormality or other problem. It might be helpful to have his dentist perform an examination. His pediatrician might be able to offer more specific advice on evaluation or treatment with an exam as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to unclog a tear duct?

Many ways: Depending on severity. Could start by trying warm compresses. Lacrimal duct irrigation or probing may be necessary and in severe cases dcr surgery. ...Read more

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Does a man have milk ducts?

Does a man have milk ducts?

Yes: They are small and underdeveloped. Male and female anatomy is remarkably simular. ...Read more

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What does a plugged duct mean?

What does  a plugged duct mean?

See below:: Plugged ducts most often occur in women with abundant milk supplies, and occur more frequently during the early weeks of nursing, and during the winter months. Anything that contributes to inadequate drainage of the milk ducts can increase the incidence of plugged ducts. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a plugged duct?

Pain, infection: It depends on what kind of duct you are talking about (hair follicle duct, oviduct, bile duct).. But generally, pain and infection are symptoms. ...Read more