A 48-year-old member asked:
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how to get rid of a mucocele?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Surgey: By surgical intervention.
Answered on Jul 26, 2012
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgery : A mucocele of the lip should be surgically excised.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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