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Treatment for Parotitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I had sent a query yesterday regarding my husband
Doctor :   ok
User :   He is suffering from parotitis since 14th May with no relief. First the left gland was swollen and now for the past week the right gland is swollen and painful
Doctor :   yes
User :   he had been taking augmentin dio 1000, metrogyl 400 and enzoflam with no much relief.
Doctor :   we have sent the reply to the query
Doctor :   that you have posted
User :   Yes but what is the sialography test mentioned
Doctor :   you should receive it by tonight
Doctor :   we mmentioned sialagogues
Doctor :   not sialography
Doctor :   they help to increase the
Doctor :   secretions
Doctor :   thus relieving any block
User :   At the end sialography is mentioned.
Doctor :   Sialography is used to demonstrate the anatomy of the drainage system and is a very useful test.
Doctor :   Injury to the ducts or acini is demonstrated with this study.
User :   How is sialagogues done. Is it done by a doctor or can it be done at home. So far no doctor has mentioned this process to us
Doctor :   these are done to rule out other possible causes of parotitis
Doctor :   this procedure is done only by qualified surgeons
Doctor :   at certain hospitals where the facilities are available
Doctor :   its done by a radiologist and general surgeon
User :   Is it possible if you can give the places or doctors in bombay who do it
Doctor :   Will be able to get that done for you.
Doctor :   Will that be it..
User :   kindly send me the details
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
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