Will my gland under my jaw stay swollen as long as I have a salivary duct stone? Please help me docs!

Probably yes. Unless the stone in the duct dissolves spontaneously, the glands will remain swollen. See a head and neck surgeon or ENT doctor for its removal.

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Will my gland stay swollen as long as I have a salivary duct stone?

Saliva duct stone. 39 person asks: Will my gland stay swollen as long as I have a salivary duct stone? I assume you mean the gland in which the duct stone is in. This will depend on how big the stone is and if it obstructs the saliva flow out of that that gland enough for it to back up and make your gland swell. Read more...

My son has what seems to be enlarged parotid salivary duct in mouth. The parotid gland itself is not swollen at all. Can rubbing on teeth cause this?

Unlikely... The literature does not describe any association with parotid or salivary duct issues with bruxism(rubbing of teeth). People with this type of problem may experience jaw pain, temporomandibular joint pain, slight enlargement of facial muscle(masseter), erosion of teeth, among others. If you feel he has some salivary gland issues make sure he sees an ENT specialist for exam and diagnosis. Read more...
No. Normal flap of tissue over the Parotid duct. If the cheek surfaces of your molars, and there is no irritation, then there is no local irritant. A defective filling with a sharp edge can cause irritation. The duct can be partially blocked and the flap of tissue may then become swollen. Ask your Dentist, and Oral Surgeon, or an ENT to take a look. There are lots of other swelling causes. Read more...

Which seems to be best at showing a salivary duct gland stone--x-ray, ultrasound, MRI scan, or CT scan of the face?

All. Of these tests have advantages and disadvantages. See which one your doctor is most comfortable with. See radiologyinfo.Org for discussion of these imaging modalities. Read more...