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bump on my lip is not mucocele but something vascular that begins with a h

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Could be: The mucocele can vary in color. I would not rule yours out. A typical mucocele is purple/blue in color. It is caused by trauma to the slivary glands i ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Clear as day: Mucocele is a mucus-containing cyst that occurs in the salivary-gland bearing areas of the oral mucosa.It has a transparent bluish appearance .If it ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Is? can be.: I can't tell you for sure what it is without actually seeing it, but many mucoceles can have a clear liquid. If you still have it or it reoccurs you ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
See your dentist: Your dentist will be able to identify a mucocele or biopsy any suspicious lump.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Excisional biopsy: For persistent bump on the lip or other oral lesions, excisional biopsy should be performed to rule out neoplastic change or cancer.
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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Bump on lip: Any lesion, bump or swelling that has not healed in 7-10 days should be examined by a dentist.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Should: This may be a need for more time. Discuss this with your surgeon.
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Dr. Keerti Sahasrabudhe
21 years experience Dentistry
Unlikely: Usually this area gets fibrosed and the bump will remain. May change size slightly.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Perhaps in time: It is not unusual for it to take up to 1 year for scar tissue to diminish. It may or may not go away completely. You can always consider revision su ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Fibroma ?: Needs to be seen to be diagnosed. Make an appointment with an oral surgeon.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Methven
19 years experience Dentistry
Venous lakes: It most likely is venous lakes. Just to be safe though it would be important to have your dentist verify. A quick visit to your dentist should be ab ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Bump: the only way to determine what the bump is would be by having it examined by a dentist or an oral surgeon. But since it is gone and the area of conce ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Bump: The only way to tell what the bump is is by seeing a dentist and have it evaluated. Don't wait for it to get worse.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Mucocele: Mucocele are tiny bluish colored sacs located on the floor of the mouth under the tongue that are filled with fluid. They are not generally harmful bu ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Mucocoele: This is not uncommon and sometimes occurs post trauma such as biting your inner lip or heat trauma. Usually lasts a short time unless one continues to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: There is no direct connection between mucoceles and hiv.

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