Swollen parotid gland

What is Swollen parotid gland?

The parotid gland is a major salivary gland in humans. Inflammation of one or both parotid glands is known as parotitis. The most common cause of parotitis is mumps.

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2 weeks ago I was on antibiotics as I had a swollen gland and had blister like pain in my cheek and couldn t open my mouth. The GP gave me...

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Hello, thank you for communicating with us for your problem. As per the brief history you have given us it cant be mumps as the immunity is...

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I have been ill with a fever for 3 days, sore throat , mucous in nose and chest to blow or cough up. Have been doing salt gargles. Yesterday the...

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Hello Sir,
I may please be allowed to take the honor to welcome you to HCM. I just went through your explanation and came to an conclusion -
You...

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I have had a swollen parotid gland for at least two years. It was recently evaluated by MRI which showed no defined mass or lesion . While that is...

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Hi norflo, swollen parotid which does not have a mass or lesion and which is nontender and does not show any sign of inflammation could not be due...

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