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Can salivary glands feel larger and tender if you keep pressing them?

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Posted on Tue, 19 Jul 2016
Question: Can salivary glands feel larger or tender if you keep pressing on them?
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil (34 minutes later)
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Yes. If the salivary glands are subjected to constant and repetitive force then they can become inflamed. The result would be painful and slightly enlarged glands.

wishing you best of health

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Please consult your doctor before taking any further course of action

Dr M.S Khalil.
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Can salivary glands feel larger and tender if you keep pressing them?

Brief Answer: Explained Detailed Answer: Hello and welcome I appreciate your concern Yes. If the salivary glands are subjected to constant and repetitive force then they can become inflamed. The result would be painful and slightly enlarged glands. wishing you best of health Thanks Please consult your doctor before taking any further course of action Dr M.S Khalil.