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Fluids and sours: Similar to kidney stones you want to increase hydration to help flush, thin secretions. You also want to increase excretion (output) . This is done by stimulating saliva production. Sucking on lemons, or sour candy. Warm compresses and milking may also be recommended in addition to the above. See your local ENT specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could it be if submandibular gland area occasionally swells then reduces to slightly enlarged within hours?
If creating problem: If problematic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is chronic enlargement of submandibular gland in sjogren's syndrome dangerous? Is it suggesting a end stage disease?
I have enlarged painless submandibular gland on left side. I have been just diagnosed with sjogren's syndrome. Is is part of sjogren's syndrome?
Many things...: What you describe could be the result of an infection, a stone in the duct or gland, a cyst or a growth, just to name a few of the more likely possibilities. I suggest that you consult with an oral surgeon as soon as possible. Based upon his\her findings, you may need to be referred to a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
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