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What can I do for a swollen submandibular gland, sore throat, and nose infection?

What can I do for a swollen submandibular gland, sore throat, and nose infection?

See: See your primary care physician to determine whether or not it's viral or bacterial in nature, or something else. ...Read more

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What is the reason for a blunt soreness in the area right under my jaw in the back. It might be my submandibular gland, what causes that sort of pain?

What is the reason for a blunt soreness in the area right under my jaw in the back. It might be my submandibular gland, what causes that sort of pain?

Infection, stones: Hello, the submandibular gland can swell and become tender from infection or small stones that can form in the ducts of the glands. You can try massage, increased fluids and lemon drops. The soreness could also be a swollen tender lymph node. I encourage you to be checked if it doesn't resolve within a few days or if you get acutely worse. ...Read more

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Sore throat to where I can hardly swallow my own spit, swollen left submandibular gland only, headache, feels like bodys shutting down what is this?

Sore throat to where I can hardly swallow my own spit, swollen left submandibular gland only, headache, feels like bodys shutting down what is this?

Uri: Sounds like a viral syndrome or flu virus with muscle aches, pains and sore throat. Fever is common with many viruses. Give the symptoms time to improve. Take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the pain and fever. Drink plenty of fluids. Get your rest and if symptoms last more than a week, consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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From a diagram, it seems my submandibular gland (right side), is swollen/aching. It started a day ago and tender to touch. Should I worry, take asprin?

From a diagram, it seems my submandibular gland (right side), is swollen/aching. It started a day ago and tender to touch. Should I worry, take asprin?

Infection?: You are having some tenderness or pain you should see your doctor and possible treatment for a concern of an abscess or unfection. Get checked out ...Read more

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What does the submandibular gland feel like?

What does the submandibular gland feel like?

Normally can't feel: The submandibular gland is right under your mandible (lower jaw) and usually cannot be felt separately unless it is diseased. ...Read more

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Hard lump left submandibular gland?

Hard lump left submandibular gland?

You have lump?: You should get checked if you have a large lump that vis hard. See an ENT physician. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have submandibular gland cancer?

How can I tell if I have submandibular gland cancer?

Rare cancer: It is rare to have cancer of the submandibular gland. If you have any swelling of the gland or any other lesion it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Can the larger superficial arm of the submandibular gland be palpated? How large is it?

Can the larger superficial arm of the submandibular gland be palpated? How large is it?

Most: People trying to feel salivary glands will wind up feeling lymph nodes which are generally more prominent. Why do you want to feel the gland in the first place? If you suspect a problem, see an Oral Maxillofacial surgeon and find out for sure. ...Read more

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Why is my left submandibular gland enlarged?

Several reasons: There are several possible reasons including infection, inflammation, stone and even tumors. It needs evaluation by an ENT specialist and an MRI of the gland may be needed as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have swelling in submandibular gland?

What to do if I have swelling in submandibular gland?

See an Oral Surgeon: Such a swelling may be a result of a dental abcess, salivary gland disease, or a stone in the duct of the gland, or even in rare cases, a carcinoma. An Oral Surgeon would be able to make a proper differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you tell if your submandibular gland is swollen?

How do you tell if your submandibular gland is swollen?

Feel it: Normally, you are able to feel both of your submandibular gland's just behind the midportion of your jaw on each side. They should be of similar size and consistency, and neither one should be tender or enlarged. If one of them is bigger or more tender than the other, then it is likely swollen. If the swelling does not go down you should be seen by an ENT doctor ...Read more

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I have a swollen submandibular gland, what could be wrong?

I have a swollen submandibular gland, what could be wrong?

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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How do I get the swelling in right submandibular gland down?

How do I get the swelling in right submandibular gland down?

Blockage: Usually due to blockage of the duct from the gland. Massage, heat. You may need to see your md if it persists. Could be a tumor. ...Read more

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How can you distinguish between a submandibular gland problem and lymphoma?

How can you distinguish between a submandibular gland problem and lymphoma?

How to distinguish?: Go to medical school and have a lab to perform diagnostic tests. It will be quicker to see a local physician who can refer you to a specialist if necessary. Sorry if I seem sarcastic or insensitive, but this is not a question for an internet search or response. ...Read more

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Is chronic enlargement of submandibular gland in sjogren's syndrome dangerous? Is it suggesting a end stage disease?

Is chronic enlargement of submandibular gland in sjogren's syndrome dangerous? Is it suggesting a end stage disease?

May: Give you dry symptoms, a percentage of people may have increased incidence of lymphoma so keep close eye with your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Enlarged gland: Hello. The enlarged submandibular gland is associated with a sjogren's diagnosis. However, I would still recommend calling this to your doctor's attention because I would feel more comfortable knowing there isn't a growth that can occur in a salivary gland. ...Read more

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How do you know if the submandibular gland is swollen? May seem like a silly question but I don't know how big/what it's suppose to feel like normally

How do you know if the submandibular gland is swollen? May seem like a silly question but I don't know how big/what it's suppose to feel like normally

Submandibular gland: Here is a great link with pics. The lymph nodes will have a slightly rubbery feel and located under the chin.


http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/salivary-gland-problems-infections-swelling#1 ...Read more

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Swollen submandibular gland, visible when swallowing Duration: 10 months. No pain?

Swollen submandibular gland, visible when swallowing Duration: 10 months. No pain?

Swollen gland: What you describe should be evaluated. Without a one on one clinical exam and perhaps some tests we can't determine over the internet whether it is a chronically inflamed lymph node, enlarged salivary gland or some form of growth. See both a local dentist to determine if you have any dental infections and a physician for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blocked submandibular gland. Can you offer any info or causes?

I'm having symptoms of blocked submandibular gland. Can you offer any info or causes?

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 more