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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?
Perhaps: This happens sometimes. It is best to call the surgeon who performed the procedure to advise him\her of what you feel, get some advice, and when he\she wants to see you for a follow up visit. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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
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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 : I agree most mucoceles are relatively soft. If this occurred from biting your lip, it could be a more hard fibrous lesion called a fibroma. Not likely to be anything serious but should see a doctor to check it out. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Sometimes I get mucocele bubbles on my lower lip, especially after I use the chapstick brand lip balm. What should I do about the bubble? Pop it?
Mucocele: Is a rupture salivary gland that swells up.. Usually on the lower lip. Try salt water (1 tablespoon of salt in a cup). Most of them resolve by themsel. If not, see an oral surgeon so they can remove them. ...Read moreGet help now ›
You could: You could go to an er for the removal of a mucocele from the lower lip, but depending on the docs covering the er, they may or may not remove it. They will likely refer you to or suggest you see an oral surgeon or ENT for the procedure. The procedure is most commonly performed under local anesthesia in the office environment. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
Is there any natural remedies for a mucocele on rim of lower lip? Evening primrose? Salt solution?
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Any remedy ?For mucocele, i had one inside lower lip went away, now another one in roof of my mouth.Are they consider serious ?
How do you know: It is a mucocele? In 25 years of practice I have never seen one on the roof of the mouth. I would see a dentist to make a professional diagnosis. If you have already consulted a dentist, it would be best to ask him about your status. If you disagree or are unsure, you can always get a second opinion from another dentist or an oral surgeon. That is another reason why our country is great! ...Read moreGet help now ›
My left upper lip was swollen for no reason but went away. Now my lower right side is swollen. I thought it was mucocele, but today's it's irritating?
See dentist: See your dentist to have this looked at. It could be a recurrent viral infection. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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