A 20-year-old female asked:
I think i have a mucocele, it fits all the symptoms but i'm really afraid it won't get better. will it?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthodontics 54 years experience
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.
2.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pain Management 37 years experience
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.
2.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.