What is Salivary gland stone removal?

Category: Procedures

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Tiny, calcium-rich stones may sometimes form inside the salivary glands. In some cases, the stones may need to be extracted if it blocks the gland's duct or is causing pain and swelling.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Salivary gland stone removal

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Bleeding (hemorrhage) 1
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$200+ 1
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