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  1. Salivary Gland Disorders

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    Salivary Gland Disorders, Where are my salivary glands and what do they do? There are three main salivary glands, which come as a pair with one...

  2. Salivary Gland Stones (Salivary Calculi)

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    Salivary Gland Stones (Salivary Calculi), What are the salivary glands? The salivary glands make spit (saliva). Saliva is importa...

  3. Salivary Gland Disorders

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    Salivary Gland Disorders, The most common degenerative disease affecting the salivary glands is Sjögren's syndrome, an autoimmune condition. See t...

  4. Salivary Glands (diagram)

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    Salivary Glands (diagram), salivary gland disease

  5. Salivary Gland Tumours

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    Salivary Gland Tumours, The major salivary glands are the parotid glands, submandibular glands and sublingual glands. There are also a ...

  6. Salivary Gland Disorders

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    Salivary Gland Disorders, For 15 years I've had an issue where my glands infront of my ears can swell up reall badly and ... Salivary Gland Cancer ...

  7. Lyme Disease

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    Lyme Disease, Once it infects the tick, it has to go through a particular cycle of multiplication and dissemination to salivary glands within the tick before it can be passe...

  8. Swollen Lymph Glands

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    Swollen Lymph Glands, Less common infections, such as HIV , Kawasaki disease  and tuberculosis (TB) . What is the treatment for swollen lymph glands? The tr...

  9. Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism)

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    Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism), If you have Graves' disease, you make antibodies that attach to your thyroid gland. These stimulate your thyroid gland...

  10. Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism)

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    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism), If you have an  untreated underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism): You have an increased risk of developing heart disea...

  11. Addison's Disease

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    Addison's Disease, What is Addison's disease? Addison's disease is a condition in which your adrenal glands do not make enough of certain hormones. ,...

  12. Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison's Disease

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    Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison's Disease, There are two types of adrenal insufficiency: Primary insufficiency (Addison's disease) - there is an inability of the adre...

  13. Kawasaki Disease

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    Kawasaki Disease, One or more lymph glands in the neck become swollen. Also, affected children are commonly very irritable. The diagnosis of Kawasaki disease is based on the ab...

  14. Some Dental and Periodontal Diseases

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    Some Dental and Periodontal Diseases, Alternative diagnoses to consider include: Infections such as mumps ,  sinusitis , acute otitis media and facial cellulitis. Salivar...

  15. Pineal Gland and Circadian Rhythms

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    Pineal Gland and Circadian Rhythms, Melanopsin 'signals' daytime to the SCN, which in turn induces the pineal gland to suppress melatonin production. RGCs → melanopsin &#...

  16. Thyroid Eye Disease

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    Thyroid Eye Disease, Understanding thyroid eye disease The thyroid gland The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland sitting near the top of ...

  17. Cat Scratch Disease

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    Cat Scratch Disease, The next symptom to develop is a swollen gland (lymph node) or glands. Lymph nodes are part of the body's immune system which defends the body...

  18. Polycystic Kidney Disease

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    Polycystic Kidney Disease, Some other parts of the body may also develop cysts, such as the pancreas, the small glands that make semen in men (the seminal vesicles), and the tissue n...

  19. What’s metabolism? Your thyroid gland and you

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    Your thyroid gland and you, Where does the thyroid gland fit in? Your thyroid gland produces a hormone called thyroxine. Many of the cells in your body are controlled, in...

  20. Swollen glands - what do they mean?

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    Swollen glands - what do they mean?, These cells form the basis of your immune system, which helps you to fight off disease. Watch Dr Sarah Jarvis' advice about swollen ...