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My two year old daughter 32 lbs has has a fluid filled bump in the inside of her lower lip on and off for about a year. gets big small. goes away and comes back sometimes don't go away at all. she doesn't complain or act like it is hurting her but its wor

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Mucocele: Fluid filled sacs that appear under the tongue or inside of the lip are usually mucoceles. These structures form when salivary ducts become blocked. They are harmless and usually go away on their own with time. When large enough to interfere with speech or normal mouth function, evaluation is warranted. Self drainage of mucoceles is not recommended.
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Last updated Sep 13, 2016


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