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I feel like I have extra saliva trapped in my cheek?
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry
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In brief: Parotid Gland Stone
Your cheeks contain the largest salivary glands in your body--the parotid glands.
If they are swollen with saliva, you may have a sialolith (a stone in the duct that blocks the escape of saliva from the inside cheeks). A dentist or oral surgeon can examine or take an xray of the area to confrim this.

In brief: Parotid Gland Stone
Your cheeks contain the largest salivary glands in your body--the parotid glands.
If they are swollen with saliva, you may have a sialolith (a stone in the duct that blocks the escape of saliva from the inside cheeks). A dentist or oral surgeon can examine or take an xray of the area to confrim this.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Thick Saliva
Thick saliva can be caused by dehydration, post nasal drip, allergies, sinusitis, upper respiratory infections, diabetes, hypoglycemia and radiation therapy.
Also foods, chemo and medications.

In brief: Thick Saliva
Thick saliva can be caused by dehydration, post nasal drip, allergies, sinusitis, upper respiratory infections, diabetes, hypoglycemia and radiation therapy.
Also foods, chemo and medications.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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