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Salivary Gland Infection Prevention


To help reduce your chances of getting parotitis, take the following steps:

  • Get treatment for infections.
  • Get regular dental care.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Suck on sugarless candy or chew sugarless gum to increase the flow of saliva.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2023 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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