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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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Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Mucoceles are saliva glands that are blocked or damaged. They often present as a slow swelling that is filled with fluid and can last months. Even ... Read More
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Dr. Janelle Ferber-Stumpf
37 years experience Dentistry
Not Likely: Mucoceles are the result of small salivary ducts becoming blocked. When that happens, saliva builds up behind the blockage and forms a fluid filled bu ... Read More

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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: A microcell is not viral in origin. It's caused when a minor salivary gland duct becomes injured or blocked. See your Dentist for Rx.
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Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
Unlikely: Typically mucoceles associated with a blocked minor salivary duct typically from some type of traumatic or chemical injury to the tissue in the oral c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: If you have a mucocele, and it disappears, it has healed. If it is still there, it has not healed.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Oral Mucocele: Though these lesions heal after a few days, they are often found to reappear in the same spot. In any case, an oral mucocele is a harmless.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: However, you should see your doctor or dentist and get examined.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It just isn't. You're almost a grown man now, and it's time that you get a yearly HIV check like a responsible guy should. But these little lip cysts ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Itch: Generally no. See your dentist/ENT MD for an evaluation.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
Yes: They can refill.
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A 34-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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Oral Surgeon: Ask your dentist for a referral.
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