A 47-year-old member asked:
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will keeping ice on mucocele make it go away?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: A mucocele results when the duct to the affected salivary gland is occluded and does not allow the saliva to empty into the mouth. Ice will probably not resolve the obstruction.
Answered on Oct 25, 2013

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