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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: Yes. Of course. Herpes will affect the area one got exposed to this virus.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Question ?: Suggest you see a local dentist to determine the cause of that lesion and any treatment that is necessary. A lesion that is present for two years is n ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not sure what: you are wanting to know. Is the "lesion" a mucocele already diagnosed? If so then there is no reason to worry excessively. If you are referring to ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: If it is a mucocele they are benign ,in other words not dangerous and good it is getting smaller.Obviously you have seen someone since you had an xray ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
45 years experience Dentistry
Don't panic: The mandibular torus is a normal, common finding. It is extra bone on the inside of your lower bicuspids. Mucocles are also a common finding and come ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Mucocele: It can stay from few weeks to months and in exceptional cases maybe years. Follow up with your doctor regarding monitoring, aspirating or doing a biop ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Spot: Probably of no serious significance but I would let my dentist have a look at it. Good Luck
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!!: examining tissue is the most accurate way to determine the type of lesion you have. The specimen obtained needs to be processed and then examined und ... Read More
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