Salivary Glands Surgery

 SALIVARY GLAND  DISEASES Salivary Glands There are two groups of salivary glands, major and minor, in our body. Major salivary glands are parotid gland, submandibular gland, sublingual gland. Apart from these, there are a large number of minor salivary glands spread all over the mouth and throat. The salivary gland's main task is to produce saliva. The saliva produced is moisturizing the mouth and throat, is effective in defending against microbes and helps digestion. The saliva produces about 1.5 liters of saliva per day.Inflammation of Salivary gland (Sialoadenitis) Salivary glands may be infected by viruses and bacteria. Viruses are the most common cause of mumps virus and are seen mostly in children, especially parotid glands. The swollen salivary gland rapidly develops painful swelling and redness. Pain medications and antiinflammatory drugs are used to treat viral salivary gland inflammation. Antibiotics are also used in addition to bacterial inflammation. The patient is offered plenty of water. Surgical removal of the salivary gland may be necessary for chronic (inflammatory) infections, which often recur and cause permanent damage to the salivary glands. Stones in Salivary Glands (Sialolithiazis) Sialolithiasis may develop due to reduced saliva flow and condensation, salivary duct damage, or calcium salts. The stones...

Vertigo Treatment

WHAT IS VERTIGO?    Vertigo, one of the most common complaints in neurology clinics, is often expressed as a symptom that does not have any significant underlying disease and that resolves spontaneously. In fact, the cause of vertigo in these patients is related to the inner ear. So 80% of vertigo  is related to the inner ear balance system and 20% is related to neurological, cardiological, psychiatric causes. Most patient groups are lingering in unrelated areas. However, it should be remembered that sometimes it can also point to a very serious neurological disease. There are some mechanisms that keep our bodies aware of their position in the space and provide balance. The brain, the inner balance of the inner ear, the constant head with warnings from the muscles and joints, and the other parts of the body in relation to each other and in space. When these mechanisms are impaired, balance disorder or dizziness occurs. Vertigo is a common complaint. However, patients can express very different things as vertigo. Vertigo is a picture that develops when a patient thinks that they are really turning around their own body or circumference. The vertigo that occurs without a sense of rotation in this...

Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis

  The best treatment is to avoid what causes your allergic symptoms in the first place. It may be impossible to completely avoid all your triggers, but you can often take steps to reduce exposure.     There are many different medications available to treat allergic rhinitis. Which one your doctor prescribes depends on the type and severity of your symptoms, your age, and whether you have other medical conditions (such as asthma).     For mild allergic rhinitis, a nasal wash can be helpful for removing mucus from the nose. You can purchase a saline solution at a drug store or make one at home using one cup of warm water, half a teaspoon of salt, and pinch of baking soda.     Treatments for allergic rhinitis include:     ANTIHISTAMINES     Antihistamines work well for treating allergy symptoms, especially when symptoms do not happen very often or do not last very long. Antihistamines taken by mouth can relieve mild to moderate symptoms, but can cause sleepiness. Many may be bought without a prescription. Talk to your doctor before giving these medicines to a child, as they may affect learning. Newer antihistamines cause little or no sleepiness. Some are available over the counter. They usually do not interfere...

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Oral and maxillofacial surgery

 Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery is a surgical specialty which involves the diagnosis, surgery and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.More simply put, the oral and maxillofacial surgeon is the orthopedic surgeon of the facial region..Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are well known throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for specialization in various surgical areas, including:Management of complex maxillofacial bone fractures (Mandibula, Maxilla, Zygoma, Orbita end etc.) andManagement of facial injuries including: facial lacerations, lip lacerations, intra-oral lacerations, fractured teeth, avulsed (knocked out) teeth, fractured facial bones (cheek or nose) and fractured jaws (upper and lower jaw).Comprehensive management of oral and head and neck pathology, including tumors and malignanciesReconstructive Maxillofacial procedures following tumor treatmentManagement of head and neck traumatic injuriesSurgical management of head and neck nerve injuriesTemporomandibular joint evaluation, diagnosis, and managementRoutine and advanced dentoalveolar surgeryBenign and malignant cysts and tumors of the oral and facial regions. Severe infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands, jaws, and neck are also treated. Surgical management of Obsctructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.

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