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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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Is it possible to get a mucous cyst after/as a result of a tongue tie being cut?

Is it possible to get a mucous cyst after/as a result of a tongue tie being cut?

No: Not that I'm aware of. Any bleeding, pain, or as in your case swelling, should be immediately evaluated. Please call the Dentist that did the frenectomy for a post-surgical evaluation. ...Read more

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What type of doctor would treat a mucous cyst?

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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Finger joint is still swollen 10 weeks after mucous cyst removal?

Finger joint is still swollen 10 weeks after mucous cyst removal?

Call the surgeon: With that being the case, you should speak with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...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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I am way too conscious of my appearance. Please tell me, does the surgical treatment of mucous cyst of lip ruins your look in any way? The stitches?

Size and location: The size and location of the cyst will usually dictate the answer. Most mucous cysts are rather small and incision usually leaves little to no scars. If removed with a diode laser, no sutures are usually needed. If a scalpel is used, very thin sutures may be used. This is a very common procedure and discuss the details with your dentist. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and noticed I had a very tiny clear bump on my inner lower lip. It doesn't look like a canker sore or a mucous cyst, please help?

I woke up this morning and noticed I had a very tiny clear bump on my inner lower lip. It doesn't look like a canker sore or a mucous cyst, please help?

Mucocoele: This is not uncommon and sometimes occurs post trauma such as biting your inner lip or heat trauma. Usually lasts a short time unless one continues to bite the lip. Not serious ...Read more

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Mucocele sinus cyst and my gum on same side is blue-ish? Is this normal? Thanks

Mucocele sinus cyst and my gum on same side is blue-ish? Is this normal? Thanks

A mucocele: Is typically credited with a "bluish" color due to the trapped salivary discharge under the thin mucosal tissue. Consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon about this to be sure and to have treatment recommendations for your consideration. ...Read more

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Can a sinus CT scan tell the difference between a mucocele and a cyst?

Can a sinus CT scan tell the difference between a mucocele and a cyst?

Not likely: This is only usually confirmed py the pathologist. Often, we can tell at the time of the surgery which is most likely. ...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