Are you suffering from some unwanted tumors or a lump in the throat, somewhere in neck, behind the ear or anywhere else?
Such lumps can be the common issue and may result in a major disease. They may also result in salivary gland tumor that is a rare type of tumor and may start in salivary glands that can begin in any of the salivary glands in mouth, neck or throat.
As far as these glands are concerned, they are known for playing a pivotal role that makes saliva that aids in digestion and keeps your mouth moist and supports healthy teeth. Salivary glands are in three pairs under or behind your jaw – parotid, sublingual and submandibular.
Some glands are in lips, inside your cheeks, throughout mouth or throat. Salivary gland tumors commonly occur in the parotid gland. According to doctors, 85% of all salivary gland tumors occur in parotid gland; while 25% of parotid tumors are counted as malignant.
Salivary gland tumors involve surgery and treatment for salivary gland tumors may include radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Parotid tumors may present in a variety of characteristics as you may notice a mass or swelling in jaw area that may be/may not be painful.
In case the tumor is categorized as Malignant, it may affect facial nerves, causing pain, numbness, a burning or prickling sensation, loss of movement in the face and a lot more.
You need to consult with doctors or surgeons, who recommend you the right treatment and do surgery for them. Alpha Surgical Group provides you with right treatment and solutions.