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Am I high risks for being pregnant, cause my ANA is positive nd have thyroid nodule nd thyroid hormone is 2 point below average my parotid gland en?

Don't know . About your ana; talk w/your OB about that. Thyroid nodule is no problem, but it should be evaluated to see if biopsy is indicated. Parotid enlargement needs to be checked as well. Don't know what thyroid hormone level you mean when you say 2 points below average. Importance would be different depending upon which test you're referring to. Check w/your doctor and make sure before attempting to conc. Read more...

I have positive ANA nd enlarge thyroid nd thyroid nodule nd englarge parotid gland is this a possiblitie of sjorgren syndrome?

See below. If you had reported bilaterally enlargement of parotid glands, i would say possibly. ANA can be positive or negative with sjogren's. Your current thyroid symptoms are not consistent with sjogren's. Read more...

What could cause my parotid gland to swell when I eat?

Ductal stone? You can get stones in the salivary duct that drains your parotid gland which can cause the gland to swell and hurt. You need to see your doctor. If it is a stone, it will need to be removed. Read more...

Does tinnitus cause cyst in the parotid gland?

No. Tinnitus is a symptom where you hear noise that is not present in your environment. Cyst in the parotid develops independent of that. Read more...

I have bad headaches that start w/ parotid gland swelling/pain & develop quickly. They go away after 2 hours or so. What is the connection? Cause?

If sure its Parotid. If the parotid gland intermittently swells and then resolves, especially if swells when seeing food, it is quite diagnostic for an obstruction in or more likely in the glands duct, called stenson's duct. It is called commonly a sialolith. Good luck! Read more...

What could cause excess cortisol in the saliva and swollen parotid gland?

Cushings Disease. There are many conditions that can be related to the question you are asking. It is best to see your internist for a thorough evaluation and diagnosis. For more information regarding cushings syndrome you might check - neurosurgery.Stanford.Edu/pituitary/cushings_syndrome.Html and for salivary cortisol see: macses.Ucsf.Edu/research/allostatic/pdf/faqs-salivcort.Pdf. Read more...