Swelling of Parotid Glands

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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022

About the symptom

It refers to the swelling of the parotid glands, which are salivary glands located between the ear and jaw.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Swelling below the ear/s

Possible causes

Related serious diseases

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Is the area below your ear(s) swollen?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have any joint pain?

  • Do you have any skin problems?

  • Have you lost weight recently?

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Medically Reviewed By:

Sanshiro Kato

Sanshiro Kato, MD

Emergency department

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