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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Re,oval: Mucocele is cyst of mucus gland removal by excision is best method, .
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Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Mucocele: A mucocele is a back-up minor salivary gland, usually on the inside of lip. These will fill up with fluid like a balloon and become distended. They ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Multiple treatments: A large mucocele requires surgery. A small mucocele will sometimes resolve on its own.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Grellner
47 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Can't treat at home: A mucocele is caused by a blockage of thick mucous saliva produced by one of many small salivary glands in the lower lip. Though it might make sense t ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Including praying: will not help , if it is not bothering levee it alone other wise will need removal by surgical procedure ,They spurt from digital joints , some tim ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Cyst under nail: If it is painful ask your doc to remove the nail (under local anesthesia,of course). It will grow back, and the relief will be immediate.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hmm: Not likely, but possible. If it is significantly on the inside of the lip not likely. Even if it is closer, it will not likely change appearance. H ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
See Plastic Surgeon: A qualified plastic surgeon will conceal the incision(-s) so they are minimally visible or not visible. The stitches do not stay for more than a few d ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Cheek blister?: Why are you waiting so long to get this examined? And why are you self-diagnosing? Any lesion in your mouth that has not healed within 7-10 days, and ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Cyst: A mucocele is a mucous retention cyst that can occur in any area of the mouth where there are minor salivary glands. It occurs when the duct is severe ... Read More
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