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Swollen Or Sore Salivary Glands Symptoms
Cheek/chin swelling: Major salivary glands are located at near your cheeks, under your tongue, and under your lower jaw. Swelling in these areas could be from salivary glands. Swollen salivary glands can be result of a blocked salivary duct, infection, or tumor. If there is a blocked duct, the swelling may come and go when eating. Pain may be present in all 3. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
2-3cm lump below left ear under jaw bone for almost 3 yrs now, year 2 CT scan showed nothing. Dr. Thinks is swollen salivary gland. No symptoms. ?
I have excrutiating pain in my jaw in front of my ear and have swollen glands behind my ear and neck. The pain seems worse after eating. Could this be a parotid salivary gland blockage or cyst? I don't have a fever or any other symptoms and haven't had a
Sialadenitis: The history is indeed suspicious for parotid infection (parotitis) and/or stone in the parotid duct, but it is not clear exactly what is going on. Other possibilities include neck abscess or lymphadenitis. All of these are pretty high acuity problems that warrant prescription medication treatment. I would consider ENT evaluation, or see your primary. If it's bad, er evaluation is appropriate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can there be a connection between oral sex and a swollen salivary gland...? Could i get it from a girl...? Dental surgeon had no idea of the swelling.
YES!: There is more evidence linking the transmission of hpv (human papaloma virus) via oral sex route. Hpv has been implicated in the recent increase of all forms of oral cancer. Please seek further advise from other dentists/oral surgeons/cancer specialists for your situation. Check out http://articles.Chicagotribune.Com/2012-02-15/health/ct-x-0215-expert-cohen-20120215_1_hpv-related-oral-cancers-cerv. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medical/dental visit: You need a diagnosis as to why they are swollen before determining how to reduce the swelling. ...Read more
Not likley: The two two are likely unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could be: One of he symptoms with celiac disease is "dry mouth" due to the changes that occur in the composition of the saliva in the gland(see http://www.Medicinaoral.Org/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/medoralv13i9p559-doenca-celiaca.Pdf) this could lead to mucus plugs which could cause the glands to swell. Remember celiac is a disease of the digestive system and any part of that system could be affected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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