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Right now ,Customer , you are taking the right steps , consulting an ENT specialist who will evaluate your daughter and give her the appropriate treatment .
There is no need to be concerned , I tell you this because the most common cause of sublingual gland inflammation :
it is the sublingual gland duct obstruction , mainly by stones that block the saliva fluid flow . This is the main cause of sublingual gland inflammation.
other causes of sublingual gland swelling are : infections and the less probable cause , the presence of a mass or tumorous lesion( with the biopsy the doctor will be able to determine if the lesion is benign or malignant ) .
The doctor will perform some tests : a needle biopsy , a dental X-rays and CAT scan or MRI studies .
With these tests , the doctor will be able to determine the specific cause of this sublingual gland swelling , to give her the appropriate treatment .
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