A 42-year-old female asked:
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fluctuates in size, soft, movable bump under mucosa on the anterior hard palate. dentist says a mucus cyst. read there aren't glands on hard palate.

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wrong: There are multiple glands in the mucosa of the hard palate.
Answered on Dec 24, 2018
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Cyst: Whatever it is the only cure is to have it biopsied (Excisional Biopsy) by an Oral Surgeon. That will not only remove the offending tissue, but also allow microscopic examination to determine origin and status.
Answered on Sep 28, 2019

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