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What causes people to get a mucocele, can you help me?

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Dr. William Jakavick
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: Mucocoele

They are blocked salivary gland ducts that can swell.
Sometimes they can be uncomfortable due to the swelling of the tissue, sometimes they pop open and drain and seemingly go away. They may recur. In rare instances they may need to be surgically opened or removed if they become problematic.

In brief: Mucocoele

They are blocked salivary gland ducts that can swell.
Sometimes they can be uncomfortable due to the swelling of the tissue, sometimes they pop open and drain and seemingly go away. They may recur. In rare instances they may need to be surgically opened or removed if they become problematic.
Dr. William Jakavick
Dr. William Jakavick
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
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In brief: Mucocele

The duct of a salivary gland gets occluded (usually from local trauma) and fluid builds up within a sac.

In brief: Mucocele

The duct of a salivary gland gets occluded (usually from local trauma) and fluid builds up within a sac.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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