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Lower Lip Mucocele
I had a mucocele removal yesterday and i still feel numbness in my left sid of the lower lip which the mucocele was in . Is that normal?
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
I have a bump inside my lower right lip. I've heard that it can be a mucocele but mine is colored clear is it still a mucocele?
Is? can be.: I can't tell you for sure what it is without actually seeing it, but many mucoceles can have a clear liquid. If you still have it or it reoccurs you should have a dentist check it out. There are other possible lesions that might appear similar and even some mucoceles need treatment other than just "popping" it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have lots of mucoceles in my lower lip with different sizes (like 10 of them). I don't feel good about them.Is it an oral caner?
Had mucocele removed in lower lip, do I have to take a round of antibiotics after procedure? Do I really need them?
Can a mucocele be hard&firm?I have small 3mm lump inside lower lip,been there for 2 years,hasn't grown.Most mucoceles I have seen are soft. 25 yrs old
Mucocele: Surgical excision will likely be best to minimize risk of recurrence. These lesions need to be fully removed for best prognosis. Even with surgical excision, these lesions tend to have a high recurrence rate. Ask your dentist/surgeon about these. Depending on the location, scarring could be an issue. ...Read more