What is Parotitis?

Parotitis is inflammation of one or more parotid salivary gland.Parotid gland is major salivary gland situated on either side of face, in humans. Parotid gland is salivary gland most commonly effected by inflammation.

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hi. I was recently diagnosed with parotitis on the right gland and it got worse therefore i was admitted into hospital and they drained it out. But...

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Dear Nazeera,
As I understand from your post you developed parotitis twice and you were treated by drainage of the pus.
Well you can avoid it from...

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I have an inflammation on my right cheek, i believe its called (swollen perotid glands) I'm not allergic to anything and i didn't get hurt or...

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Thanks for your question.

You are having swollen cheeks and you think it is parotitis (inflammation of parotid gland).

The treatment of...

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