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Salivary stone

I am having stone in salivary glands...what to do Now....should it be removed with surgery or it will come out through medicine
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Dr. D.Vidyasagar
10 yrs. of exp | Hyderabad | Rhinologist
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It depends on the size of the stone. If 5mm we can remove it by endoscopy alone without removing the gland. At our center even if it is more than 5 mm we use Holmium laser to breakdown the stone and remove the stone and we save the gland. It is called Sialendoscopy . We do it at our centre.
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