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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Maybe: Maybe, but you have to see an oral surgeon/dentist to rule out other significant problems.
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
A mucocele: Is typically credited with a "bluish" color due to the trapped salivary discharge under the thin mucosal tissue. Consult with your dentist or an oral ... Read More
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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.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Bigger problems: Don't worry about sinus mucocele, bigger problems hunger, poverty, preventable diseases etc are big problems that will kill people, benign sinus mucoc ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Saline rinses: Can help. Use only if you have a source of pure water. Some sinus specialists try irrigation with a small amount of shampoo or dish detergent added to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Garcia
31 years experience Dentistry
Everyone Heals: Highly vascular area with burning to stop bleeding. Bleeding probably because scar is disrupted. Some people heal faster than others. Just be sure tha ... Read More
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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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Most likely no: There is no reason that you should need a catheter for sinus surgery. The procedure is relatively short in time & often done out-patient. That said, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Mucocele: A mucocele mucous retention cyst. You apparently have one in your left maxillary sinus which has expanded and destroyed some of the surrounding bone. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: For a first sinus surgery image guidance not necessary unless your surgeon feels that severe anatomic distortion exists or mucocele impinging on impor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sunstein
25 years experience Orthodontics
Rhinoplasty: I would give it too weeks.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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ENT: You need imaging and a scope/biopsy from an ENT. The tempo of your consult depends on how stable you are. If you have active dizziness go to ER otherw ... Read More

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