A 18-year-old female asked:
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i had surgery years ago in my mouth for a big mucocele i had, and now my scar causes me a mild pain. why would that be?

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Dr. Robert Moretta
38 years experience Dentistry
Pain: When the surgery was done tissue had to be cut in order to remove the mucocele. Some small nerves inevitably are cut resulting is irreversible damage to the small nerves. Unfortunately what you are experiencing is a normal sequelae to surgery.
Answered on Dec 11, 2015
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