Salivary Gland Disorders

Your salivary glands are in your mouth. You have three pairs of major salivary glands and hundreds of small (minor) glands. They make saliva (spit) and empty it into your mouth through openings called ducts. Saliva makes your food moist, which helps you chew and swallow. It helps you digest your food. It also cleans your mouth and contains antibodies that can kill germs.

Problems with salivary glands can cause them to become irritated and swollen. You may have symptoms such as

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  1. Salivary Gland Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your salivary glands make saliva - sometimes called spit - and empty it into your mouth through openings called ducts. Saliva makes ... mouth and contains antibodies that can kill germs. Salivary gland cancer is a type of head and neck ...
  2. Salivary Gland Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your salivary glands are in your mouth. You have three pairs of major salivary glands and hundreds of small (minor) glands. They make ... contains antibodies that can kill germs. Problems with salivary glands can cause them to become irritated and swollen. ...
  3. Salivary gland biopsy is the removal of cells or a piece of tissue from a salivary gland for exam. ... You have several pairs of salivary glands that drain into your mouth: A major pair in front of the ears (parotid glands) Another major pair beneath your jaw ( ...
  4. Childhood Salivary Gland Tumors Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Childhood salivary gland tumor treatment usually includes surgery and radiation therapy. Learn more about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment ...
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  6. Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Salivary Gland Cancer/Treatments and Therapies ... Salivary Gland Cancer ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Salivary gland cancer ...
  7. ... doing research on the causes and treatment of salivary gland cancer. Find the latest in treatment research.
  8. Completing treatment for salivary gland cancer can be stressful. Find information on follow-up care, appearance changes, and seeing a new doctor.
  9. Salivary Gland Cancer: Risk Factors (American Society of Clinical Oncology)  
    ... the factors that increase the chance of developing salivary gland cancer. Use the menu to see other pages. ...
  10. How Is Salivary Gland Cancer Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)  
    Salivary gland cancer is often diagnosed when a person goes to a doctor because of concerning symptoms. Learn ...
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