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Sialolithiasis (Definition)

Dr. Jamali gave a great answer. These stones are most commonly found in the submandibular gland, and parotid gland where stones can obstruct wharton's duct. It is frequently associated with chronic infection, dehydration but in many cases are of unknown etiology. These stone can sometimes be massaged out, surgically removed an sometimes may spontaneously come ...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?

What is the definition or description of: sialolithiasis?

Salivary stones: Dr. Jamali gave a great answer. These stones are most commonly found in the submandibular gland, and parotid gland where stones can obstruct wharton's duct. It is frequently associated with chronic infection, dehydration but in many cases are of unknown etiology. These stone can sometimes be massaged out, surgically removed an sometimes may spontaneously come out on their own. ...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

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What kind of doctor should I see about anxiety?

What kind of doctor should I see about anxiety?

Anxiety: Mental health professionals such as a counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor would I see for pleurisy?

What kind of doctor would I see for pleurisy?

Primary or lung dr.: Pleurisy may develop when you have lung inflammation due to infections such as pneumonia or tuberculosis. This inflammation also causes the sharp chest pain of pleurisy. The key to treatment is identification of the cause. If your primary physician is unable to identify or treat the cause, referral to a lung specialist is appropriate. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do you see for leukoplakia?

What kind of doctor do you see for leukoplakia?

Oral Surgeon: Unless you are referring to the mucosal surfaces of the urinary tract or genitals (then a urologist or gyn) leukoplakia is merely a descriptive clinical term- not a truly diagnostic term - meaning white patch. The causes of leukoplakia are numerous and range from benign and irritation-type issues, all the way to malignancy. Best to have this examined and evaluated to see if it warrants a biopsy. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see to treat pupps?

What kind of doctor should I see to treat pupps?

PUPPS: Are you are talking about pruritic utticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy? If so, your obstetrician should be able to help you with this and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can I see about a hysteroscopy?

What kind of doctor can I see about a hysteroscopy?

OBGYN: A hysteroscopy is a procedure done by a gynecologist to visualize the inside of your uterus with a camera. It can locate an iud or identify any structural abnormalities that can then be biopsied. It is a relatively quick procedure that usually only takes about 30 minutes to an hour. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see to increase height?

What kind of doctor should I see to increase height?

Depends: A pediatric endocrinologist would be the choice for analysis of linear growth in kids. For males over 17 or females over 16, a simple visit to your pcp could save you an expensive workup. If the growth centers are closed on a simple xray of the wrist and hand, no further linear growth is possible. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor will see me in an emergency room?

What kind of doctor will see me in an emergency room?

Depends: It depends on where you are and what you're there for. Usually an emergency medicine trained physician, but especially in smaller towns it might be a family physician or an internal medicine physician. Frequently, with a less severe condition, you might be seen by a nurse practitioner or physician's assistant. In a trauma you might see a surgeon first. The er doc may call a specialist too. ...Read more