A 20-year-old female asked:
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i think i have a mucocele, it fits all the symptoms but i'm really afraid it won't get better. will it?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Danger: There's danger in self-diagnosis. Assuming you're correct it's best to be examined by an Oral Surgeon to determine if you need treatment or observation. If you're wrong, and it's something else, either benign or more serious, it's best to be properly diagnosed to determine appropriate treatment. See an Oral Surgeon.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See DDS: See your dentist for a complete clinical evaluation.
Answered on Oct 25, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Oral Mucocele: Though these lesions/mucocele heal after a few days, they are often found to reappear in the same spot. In any case, an oral mucocele is a harmless.
Answered on Apr 13, 2016

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Laser: Hi Kenneth! It's usually a fairly easy surgery. I use a soft tissue laser to remove mucoceles in my office. They usually heal with a few days and u ... Read More
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Surgey: By surgical intervention.

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