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Oral mucocele

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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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Start with your DDS: or speak to your family doctor several spelialists remove oral lesions oral surgeons , ENT and general surgeons. It is minor low risk out patient p ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Mucocele: Usually they're not a problem and will go away on their own. It can be a common result of a constant trauma. If concerned see a dentist for evaluation ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Oral Mucocele: An oral mucocele will often resolve on its own without treatment. If it does not resolve or chronically recurs, then see an oral surgeon for care. Thi ... Read More
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
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No: They have nothing to do with HIV. Have yourself tested if you are concerned.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: Usually caused by trauma blocking duct of minor salivary gland. Two suggestions. 1) See an Oral Surgeon for Rx and to discuss your concerns. 2) Use ... Read More
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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A 45-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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
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.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation: You need to contact the surgeon asap to evaluate this swelling. After 7 days this should be feeling better.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Probably: It is unusual to have lip asymmetry after mucocele surgery. I can onl assume it was a very large mucocele and in a location where the scar tissue is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Any time: Any time there's risk of cancer there's reason for concern. That said, sounds like your Oral Surgeon has thins well in hand. Follow his/her advice.

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