The most common cause of parotid gland swelling is salivary stones, but certain bacterial and viral infections can also be the culprit, according to WebMD. A variety of treatments, from prescription antibiotics to surger... More »

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Causes for swelling of the parotid glands include mumps, bacterial infections and tumors, according to the Merck Manual Consumer Edition. The parotid glands are between the front of the ears and the jawline. They are par... More »

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Blocked salivary ducts, bacterial infections, some viral infections, cysts, and benign or malignant tumors cause the parotid glands to swell, states WebMD. The parotid glands are salivary glands inside of the cheeks, and... More »

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A lump in the parotid gland may indicate salivary stones or a bacterial or viral infection in the gland, according to WebMD. Stones, the most common cause of swollen glands, are build-ups of saliva deposits which block t... More »

Blocked salivary gland ducts are caused by salivary stones, infections, cysts and tumors. Issues arise when salivary glands are blocked, causing problems with swallowing, lubricating the mouth, digestion and bacterial in... More »

The main causes for a lump found underneath the jaw include an indication of the presence of bacterial infections, viral infections, infections caused by bug bites, such as Lyme disease, types of noncancerous growths lik... More »

Neuropathy, or nerve damage, is a common cause of a burning sensation in the feet, according to WebMD. Neuropathy can be the result of a number of underlying conditions, including diabetes, kidney disease, lyme disease a... More »