How To Heal Swollen Glands?

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Alternative Names

Parotitis; Sialadenitis


In some cases, no treatment is needed.

If there is pus or a fever, or if the infection is caused by bacteria, antibiotics may be prescribed. Antibiotics are not effective against viral infections.

If there is an abscess, surgery to drain it or aspiration may be done.

Practice good oral hygiene. Brushing your teeth and flossing thoroughly at least twice per day may help with healing and prevent an infection from...

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