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A 20-year-old male asked:

I had a bump in my mouth that i poked at and now it has moved and spread out (not get bigger, just longer) could it be a mucocele that didn't drain?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Bump: The only way to tell what the bump is is by seeing a dentist and have it evaluated. Don't wait for it to get worse.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Suspicious bump: I would advise you to have the bump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed.
Last updated Oct 13, 2015


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