A 49-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me if you have a mucocele, does it itch?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
It can: Sensory nerves get stretched as the tissue stretches, and this can be interpreted by your brain as an itching sensation. Let your dentist examine your mucocele. Referral to an oral surgeon may be in order.
Answered on Mar 4, 2014

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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No: No, if it does it's probably something else.
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Dr. Peter Karsant
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Itch: Generally no. See your dentist/ENT MD for an evaluation.
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