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Dr. Amber Patel
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Sialolithiasis (Definition)

All saliva gland have the potential for producing calcified material or a a frank solidification of such called a salialolith, when this partially or fully block the secretion of saliva. Tjhis can cause partial or total blockage of the gland. It may resolve on its own or may have ...Read more


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What is the treatment for sialolithiasis?

What is the treatment for sialolithiasis?

Cialolithiasis: Stones in the salivary glands treatment depends on the size of the stones. For small stones, hydration, nsaids , moist heat & sucking on citrus fruit. For larger stones, surgical removal. Sometimes, to prevent infection, antibiotics are used. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for sialolithiasis?

What do you recommend for sialolithiasis?

Sialolith: Milking (massaging) salivary gland (under you jaw) or parotid gland (along side in front of ear) depending on which gland is affected. Chew something sour to stimulate salivation. In rare cases may need surgery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sialolithiasis?

SALIVA STONE: All saliva gland have the potential for producing calcified material or a a frank solidification of such called a salialolith, when this partially or fully block the secretion of saliva. Tjhis can cause partial or total blockage of the gland. It may resolve on its own or may have to be surgically exscised. ...Read more

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My mom gets sialolithiasis, so am I likely to get it later?

My mom gets sialolithiasis, so am I likely to get it later?

Not necessarily: Salivary stones are not always genetic. However drinking plenty of water can sometimes help. Also, a small stone can often be passed with the help of sour candy - such as lemon heads. This can increase the flow of saliva, helping to flush stones out. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do you see for oab?

What kind of doctor do you see for oab?

Primary care : I would suggest starting with your primary care provider. If unsuccessful then seek consultation with a specialist. ...Read more

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What kind of doc should I see for back pain?

What kind of doc should I see for back pain?

Back pain: First see your pmd. He may send to to a rehab medicine doctor, or a pain doctor. Other options include pt, chiropractic etc.. ...Read more

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I hurt my back. What kind of doctor do I see?

I hurt my back. What kind of doctor do I see?

PCP, ortho, or neuro: In case of emergency, the er. If you have a relationship with a primary care physician, s/he is best. S/he may refer you to an orthopedic or neurosurgeon, if surgery is a possibility. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor to see for kidney issues?

What kind of doctor to see for kidney issues?

Kidney doctor: Depending on one's problem, one would see either a nephrologist (N) or a urologist (U). A N deals with kidney diseases while a U deals with problems with urination due to obstruction or bladder problems. If you have hypertensive disease of the kidneys, a N would be your choice. If you have a big prostate or urinary stones, a U would be the physician you go to. ...Read more