Parotid Gland Tumor

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What is Parotid Gland Tumor?

The pair of parotid glands are a type of salivary glands. Generally a parotid gland tumor is a slow-growing noncancerous (benign) growth that gradually increases the size of the gland. However, some of these tumors can be cancerous (malignant).

Common symptoms reported by people with Parotid Gland Tumor

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Treatments taken by people with Parotid Gland Tumor

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(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
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Pain (1)
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(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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(Provigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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(Day treatment)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Stomach tumor removal/resection)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Parotid Gland Tumor (1)

Data from patients with Parotid Gland Tumor, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Parotid Gland Tumor

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(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Provigil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Day treatment)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Stomach tumor removal/resection)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Parotid Gland Tumor (1)

Data from patients with Parotid Gland Tumor, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Parotid Gland Tumor on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 7
50s 10
60s 1
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

75% Females
25% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 17
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Parotid Gland Tumor patients who have completed their condition history
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