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 »

Sublingual salivary gland swelling can occur for several reasons that include buildup of crystallized saliva and viral infections such as the flu, according to WebMD. Swollen salivary glands are also a common symptom of ... More »

Symptoms of blocked salivary glands usually begin with pain and swelling, according to WebMD. The pain is usually off and on, worsens over time, and only affects one gland. Infection is likely if the blockage isn't clear... 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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Sublingual salivary gland swelling can occur for several reasons that include buildup of crystallized saliva and viral infections such as the flu, according to WebMD. Swollen salivary glands are also a common symptom of ... More »

Symptoms of salivary gland blockage include lump beneath the tongue or chin and difficulty in eating. Infection of the salivary glands may occur causing pus formation and fever, explains Healthline. The condition also le... More »

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 »