Inflammation of the salivary gland


Sialadenitis is an inflammation of the salivary gland,which begins with general weakness and malaise. The temperature rises to 38 C, there are swelling in the mandibular or parotid region. Gradually, the swelling becomes painful and increases, the lobe of the ear slightly lifts. The mucous membrane of the oral cavity dries up, saliva is disturbed. As a rule, the inflammatory process encompasses the parotid glands, and in the formation of stones, the sublingual gland is affected. Inflammation of the salivary gland has such symptoms as an increase in the parotid gland, pain in the neck and mouth, redness of the skin and the presence of pus in the mouth. Inflammation of the sublingual salivary gland can lead to the development of various diseases due to a sharp change in the amount and composition of saliva.

The causes of inflammation of the salivary gland

Inflammatory process of the parotid gland canhave a viral or bacterial nature, most often it is caused by a special virus and leads to the development of mumps (which is popularly called "mumps" in the people). Another type is cytomegaly, which is mainly affected by newborns. The patient has enlarged spleen and liver, and also has pneumonia and jaundice. Inflammation of the submaxillary salivary gland is caused by pathogens of purulent infections: pneumococci, staphylococci and others. This disease often develops after severe infectious and oncological diseases.

Treatment of the disease

Acute inflammation of the salivary gland is treatedantibiotics with simultaneous stimulation of salivation. Patients are advised to chew lemons and chewing gum. Medicinal products are administered directly
in the inflamed gland. The chronic course of such a disease, as an inflammation of the salivary gland, is suppressed by X-rays. In particularly severe cases, the affected gland must be removed.

In the chronic course of the inflammatory process, during the period of remission, it is necessary to pay increased attention to increasing the resistance
organism infections. For this, it is recommended to combine the labor
activity and leisure. The food should be regular and high-grade
biological components. Smoking is strictly contraindicated. Walks on
fresh air and regular exercise are a good tool
prevention. In this case, exacerbations occur without acute
painful manifestations and quickly stop. Hygiene of the oral cavity is also important,
For example, after surgery, rinses are necessary
antibacterial solution.

When the disease progresses in acute form to patientsprescribe a solution of pilocarpine or potassium iodide. At the same time, physiotherapy procedures are carried out. Treatment of chronic inflammation is not always
leads to complete recovery, but significantly helps to improve the quality of life
patient. The galvanization of the salivary gland leads to good results. Addition
This, physicians use iodlipol solutions and novocaine blockades.

Antibacterial therapy significantly improves the general condition of the patient and
prevents serious complications. Recommended heat for the area
parotid salivary glands. Rinsing with acidified solutions is good. To do this, add a teaspoon of cool boiled water a teaspoon of lemon juice. It is recommended to rinse 4-7 times a day. As a rule, restoration of the salivary gland occurs in this case for several days.

Traditional medicine recommends this methodPreparation of a solution for rinsing: a decoction of young shoots of coniferous trees mixed with honey. Warm the mixture in a water bath for 8 hours, insist 2 days. Blend the mixture and dilute it with alcohol 1 to 10.