A 43-year-old female asked:
Dentist says i have a mucus cyst on roof of mouth. i find myself constantly pushing on it with my tongue. will cause ear and jaw pain?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Mucus cyst: The para-functional movement of your tongue and jaw may be causing a muscle pain that can cause this type of pain. Resist the temptation to play with the cyst and the symptoms may go away.
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Orthodontics 54 years experience
Yes: Tongue's a muscle. over-use it at it can cause soreness. 2 solutions 1) Hard as this is to accomplish, don't play with cyst with your tongue, or 2) See an Oral Surgeon to have cyst removed.
114 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 31, 2019
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