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My mom gets sialolithiasis, so am I likely to get it later?
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
Salivary stones are not always genetic.
However drinking plenty of water can sometimes help. Also, a small stone can often be passed with the help of sour candy - such as lemon heads. This can increase the flow of saliva, helping to flush stones out.

In brief: Not necessarily
Salivary stones are not always genetic.
However drinking plenty of water can sometimes help. Also, a small stone can often be passed with the help of sour candy - such as lemon heads. This can increase the flow of saliva, helping to flush stones out.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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