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What Is Sialadenitis
Salivary gland prob: Sialadenitis is inflammation, typically infectious but can be autoimmune, of one or more of the salivary glands. We have 3 main glands on either side of the face, and the biggest troublemakers from an inflammation standpoint are the parotid and submandibular glands. Usually being dehydrated or otherwise sick can predispose. An ENT can help sort out the underlying cause and offer treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sialadenitis is: Sialadenitis is an inflammation of the salivary gland. It can be bacterial, viral, autoimmune or of unknown etiology. See the following website for more basic information. This should be discussed with the doctor who diagnosed you. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/sialadenitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please advice what the treatment of Necrotising sialadenitis - i have this diagnosed via a biopsy of my lymph node
FNAC right infra auricular swelling from many years and shows features of sialadenitis..plus chronic tonsilitis what precautions should i take?
Unsure. Hydration?: The cytology report did not specify if the FNA of the swelling was taken in the tonsil or salivary gland. (Or both? I'm confused) I wonder if something was left unexamined or if the main "mass" or problem was missed. A sialogram could show a stone (goes with sialadenitis), in which case drinking lots of fluid is preventative. (Dry mouth can be caused by fluoxetine). See ENT or use HT Prime for ans ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: A blockage - usually a stone from a condition called sialadenitis - can cause local irritation and even mild local swelling. But your tongue movement would not be affected. You can suck on lemon drops and see if that removes the stone. A firm or hard swelling that affects tongue movement needs to be checked right away for possible tumor mass. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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