ent-icon
Pain on face &swelling
Pain and numbness infront of the ear on left side and can feel the parotid gland is bigger on left side of the face compared to right when touching it.And feeling of pain on neck. Kindly suggest what to do and which specalist doctor to consult.
32 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Chethan R S
General Physician Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹250 for 24 hrs

Hi.... Parotitis is inflammation of the parotid salivary gland: it can be acute, chronic, or chronic with acute exacerbations. .... Viral parotitis is more common worldwide than bacterial parotitis.... Adequate hydration and antimicrobial therapy are the main stay of treatment. Antibiotics should be administered intravenously in acute bacterial parotitis after obtaining blood cultures.... Consult Ent specialist.....
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO