Salivary Gland Disorders

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Last Updated: 03 May 2022

You have 3 pairs of major salivary glands and hundreds of small glands. Saliva makes your food moist, which assists you swallow and chew. Issues with salivary glands can cause them to come to be inflamed and irritated. You might have symptoms such as: A bad taste in your mouth; Difficulty opening your mouth; Dry mouth; Pain in your face or mouth; Swelling of your face or neck. Causes of salivary gland issues consist of infections, obstruction, or cancer.

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