inflamed parotid

Parotid Gland Swelling – Causes of Parotid Enlargement

A swollen parotid gland may occur for a number of reasons, which may be linked to inflammation of the gland (parotitis) with or without infection, blockage of the duct, chemical toxicity or growths in the parotid gland. Swelling may therefore present with pain and impaired functioning, or at times there may be no other >> Read More ...

What is Parotitis? Causes of Inflamed Parotid Gland

Parotitis is the term for inflammation of the parotid gland, the largest of the salivary glands located on both sides of the face near the angle of the jaw and just below the ear. Most acute cases are due to an infection, particularly bacterial or viral, whereas chronic cases may be due to various other causes like an >> Read More ...