No, eating Altoids can not cause a swollen gland. Glands only swell when there is an infection present in the body. A doctor will be able to tell you the cause.
Most likely a stone in the salivary gland or duct. Eat sour foods and the stone may work its way out into your mouth.
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The puppy is just erected that swollen gland is what keeps the dogs stuck together when mating until the pit bull is calm.
You have to take medicine or get it cut buy a doctor. That's what I did.
A swollen lingual frenulum may be caused by an inflamed lymph node. It may also be a blocked salivary gland.
The most common cause for a swollen lymph node in a child is an infection in the draining area. It need not necessarily be in the throat. Infection over the scalp can also cause this. However if it does not promptly respond to treatment other causes have to be considered.
I have a similar problem, I had a throat infection and when it cleared up I still have 1 swollen gland under my neck which has been there for at least a month and a half
If your throat is swollen, but does not feel sore, it is likely glands in the throat, possibly a saliva gland has become blocked. See your doctor.
The prostate gland may become swollen/enlarged, thus restricting the flow of urine. That can cause the blockage. A catheter can be used to allow urine to escape if needed. From what I gather, chronic infection of the prostate, also called prostatitis may cause calcification in the gland and wherever the infection has spread. This can be a complicated situation. And you should be handled by a physician.
the thyroid gland, from iodine deficiency , or a low functioning thyroid gland which is (hypothyroidism)