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My mucous cyst popped in my mouth is this fatal at all?

My mucous cyst popped in my mouth is this fatal at all?

Mucous cyst: Neither fatal or of much concern generally. If it returns, see an Oral Surgeon to properly diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What type of doctor would treat a mucous cyst?

Several: An oral mucous cyst is a collection of saliva caused by several things. They include cystic formation, extravasation cyst via trauma( biting your lip, etc), and salivary tumor formation. Most will require surgical excicsion and can be done by an oral surgeon, dentist, or ENT surgeon depending on your comfort level with each doctor. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see girls a digital mucous cyst?

Start with PMD: start with your primary medical doctor, and they can refer you if necessary. They are often handled by family care physicians and orthopedic doctors ( specializing in hands) Best of health to you. ...Read more

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Mucous cyst in mouth of a new born baby?

Mucous cyst in mouth of a new born baby?

Mucous cyst are : Common. They are painless and tend to be annoying than harmful. They can be on the lips, gums, tongue, palate, inside of the cheeks or floor of the mouth( called ranula) they will eventually burst without intervention.Ranular cyst may need surgical intervention if it is affecting feedings ...Read more

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I accidentally popped a mucous cyst on my lip. Should I be worried about the risk of infection?

Low risk: A mucous retention cyst is fairly common. When and if they rupture, the risk of infection is very low. It will likely come back in time. Best bet is to have it surgically removed. ...Read more

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My mucous cyst was burned with a laser and still come back after 2weeks of healing. What can I do to total remove the cyst in my inner bottom lip ?

My mucous cyst was burned with a laser and still come back after 2weeks of healing. What can I do to total remove the cyst in my inner bottom lip ?

Like you said: You need a total removal of the cyst. If the surgeon leaves behind even one viable cell there is the possibility that it will regrow! ...Read more

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I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

Depends: It'll be surgeon dependent and you'll need to speak to your surgeon in pakistan what their preference of excision of cyst on lip. Typically, there shouldn't be a large defect especially with the size seen in your photo. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


Mucocele (Definition)

Mucocele, also known as a mucous cyst, is the development of a painless sac of mucous in the mouth, most commonly on the interior of the lower lip, which form following blockage of salivary ducts or from the rupture of a salivary gland. Mucoceles are rarely medically worrisome but can develop into a permanent fibrous ...Read more