Definitely. Very commonly, people with Sjogren syndrome will have enlarged parotid glands. Parotid glands are the large salivary glands in front of your ear. If enlarged, this can make your cheeks or jaw look more full.
Yes. Sjogrens can affect the salivary glands and sometimes cause infection. Please follow up with your doctor if this is a new symptom. Make sure to keep your mouth lubricated by sipping water frequently and.
Was told that a swollen/blocked salivary gland or mucocoele could last forever. Was told from a oral surgeon. Is that actually possible.
Not likely. With proper diagnosis and treatment, the outlook is very good. Read more...
Small swollen spot on inside of lower jaw...no pain. One identical, but not swollen on opposite jaw. Is this a cause for concern? Salivary Gland?
Tori. Is it hard? If so it is probably a torus. No concern unless it gets too big. If soft, get it checked. Read more...