Friday, February 10, 2012


What is the sublingual gland?
'The sublingual gland is a salivary gland about the size of an almond that lies underneath
the tongue in the floor of your mouth. Saliva drains from it through a number of small
tubes that open on the inside of the mouth underneath the tongue. The most common
reason for removing a sublingual gland is as a result of a blockage to these drainage
tubes. This can lead to a swelling, a cyst called a ranula


I've been dealing with sublingual salivary gland problems since August. I have had two attepted removals of the blockage by an oral surgeon (worst procedures ever), and two attempts by an ENT. One of those attempts was a full fledged surgery while the other one was an office procedure.

None of the procedures worked.

It's time to remove the offending gland, folks, and I could not be more ready. No more messing around with trying to simply remove the "blockage." The gland has to go. Pack your bags, gland! You gettin' an eviction notice!!!

Surgery is scheduled for March 2nd.


Blogger Kimberly June said...

Good luck! Hope the procedure is relatively painless with a speedy recovery.

8:25 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Get that out of there! Already hurt too much and cost too much. OUT! You go!

2:06 PM  
Blogger "Miss Bee" said...

I'm glad it is scheduled. I'm ready for you to be whole again.

7:42 PM  

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