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What causes enlarged/swollen saliva/parotid glands?

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In brief: Many possibilities

See an oral surgeon or ENT physician for a diagnosis.
Among other things it could be a blocked salivary gland or a tumor.

In brief: Many possibilities

See an oral surgeon or ENT physician for a diagnosis.
Among other things it could be a blocked salivary gland or a tumor.
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dr. John Van der Werff
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Dr. Randolph Todd
Dentistry - Endodontics

In brief: Various Issues

Glandular swellings, be they salivary or specifically parotid may be caused by systemic diseases of bacterial or viral origin: traumatic, metastatic or metabolic origins.
The important issue is that no swelling should be overlooked and professional care should be sought to identify the etiology and propose a treatment. See your dentist or md for further information.

In brief: Various Issues

Glandular swellings, be they salivary or specifically parotid may be caused by systemic diseases of bacterial or viral origin: traumatic, metastatic or metabolic origins.
The important issue is that no swelling should be overlooked and professional care should be sought to identify the etiology and propose a treatment. See your dentist or md for further information.
Dr. Randolph Todd
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