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Old 02-19-2011, 08:51 PM   #1
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Question Can a saliva gland blow up?

I was recently diagnosed with mixed connective tissue disease, it seems tho that everything is going wrong. tonight when I ate tomato soup, something on the side of my face balled up. It started out with a saliva gland type cramp, them poof, this big lumpy thing was there. I can't figure out why it did that! The swelling went down about half hour later, there is minimal swelling now. Ice? heat? leave it alone?? worry??