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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Itch: Generally no. See your dentist/ENT MD for an evaluation.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
Yes: They can refill.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Mucocele: See the attached photo. They are generally sacs filled with a blueish color. Google "mucocele" and hit the images button for more photos: https://www. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience Dentistry
Cirugía : Casi siempre, el diagnóstico es en el labio o en la boca. Una cirugía (pequeñísima!-) puede curar esto. Haciendo nada, el mucocele se puede agrandar o ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Oral Surgeon: Ask your dentist for a referral.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: A mucocele results when the duct to the affected salivary gland is occluded and does not allow the saliva to empty into the mouth. Ice will probably n ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Mucoceles: I have not known mucoceles to itch. They wax and wane. You should see your dentist/oral pathologist to determine the cause of the itch (allergy and if ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No: No, if it does it's probably something else.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
It can: Sensory nerves get stretched as the tissue stretches, and this can be interpreted by your brain as an itching sensation. Let your dentist examine you ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Mucocele: The duct of a salivary gland gets occluded (usually from local trauma) and fluid builds up within a sac.

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