Which infections can cause swollen salivary glands? Can HIV cause this? How about helicobacter?

Mumps. Unless y o u are vaccinated against, mumps or viral parotitis is an infection that targets mostly the large salivary glands like the parotid gland. Neither HIV nor Helicobacter specifically infect salivary glands.

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Have a disturbance below my jaw feeling like swollen and my face feels like numbness is it salivary gland infection? Or something else

Potential Infection. Swellings often is an inflammatory response that could be secondary to an infection. Sources of infections in the jaw may be from any tissue both hard and soft. Salivary gland swelling is not the most common type however should be evaluated by a dentist or physician. . Read more...

Could vomiting cause salivary glands infection?

Irritation. Would be more likely than infection from a brief encounter with highly acidic stomach contents. Read more...
Not likely. Continuous vomiting and binging (e.g. Bulimia) can result in enlarged salivary glands, but not infection. Read more...

What can cause an infection in the salivary gland other than a stone?

Spit gland infection. Any obstruction from stone to adhesions/scar to tumor to trauma. Also positive oral air pressure can blow bacteria from the mouth into the system. And very commonly dehydration or poor salivary flow from medications, radiation exposure, auto-immune diseases, and diet/life style. Read more...

Can salivary gland swollen and swollen throat be caused by lysol inhalation and misdiagnosed as globus? If so what can I do it's been 2 weeks

#1-stop smoking. Lysol can probably irritate the throat but after two weeks it should be better. There are other causes of swelling too. Can your Dr. see the swelling? If there is no swelling to see or feel, than globus might be the most likely explaination . Read more...