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can i go to the er to have a mucocele removed from my lower lip
A 20-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Pediatrics
Only if an emergency: An emergency room is for treating emergencies. A mucocoele on the lower lip would not be an emergency unless it was so big it obstructed swallowing or ... Read More
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not the place: Removal of a mucocele is not an emergency and therefore should not be taken care of in an emergency department. See an ENT doctor and then, depending ... Read More
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
You could: You could go to an er for the removal of a mucocele from the lower lip, but depending on the docs covering the er, they may or may not remove it. The ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Eat soft foods: Eat soft foods for next 2days. After that normal diet. You should not develop any deformaties because of this procedure. Swelling of lips is still no ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
53 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis. We can't diagnose oral conditions over the internet, especially sight unseen.
52 years experience Orthodontics
Can't see: Can't see what's going on. Probably not cancer. To determine what's wrong, and what needs to be done to fix it, see your dentist. Take advantage of ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
38 years experience Dentistry
Time: It will take time to heal. You could try some ice. If it is not better in a couple weeks see an oral surgeon.
A 19-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lip bubbles: Although the mucocele bubbles will usually resolve on their own, popping them should not be harmful as long as you watch for signs of infection: redne ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
17 years experience Family Medicine
Could be Bartholin's: cyst, or a infected lesion. Please see a healthcare provider and get it diagnosed properly.
A 36-year-old male asked:
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
More likely HSV1: cold sore herpes. If not sure, see your doctor.
A 25-year-old male asked:
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
A 20-year-old male asked:
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Post Op Swelling: It could be up to 2 or 3 more days. Take liquid motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have it. You are going to have to go to soft diet, Carnation ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Dentistry
No: I don't believe you need antibiotics after a mucocele removal. There are no infectious agents associated with this benign lesion.
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