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Submandibular Gland Soreness
See: See your primary care physician to determine whether or not it's viral or bacterial in nature, or something else. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi andy, i have sore pain under my tongue where ducts of submandibular gland intersect with frenulum. I have this on rightside frenulum intersection.
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
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?
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?
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