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What is a mucus ball and how can it be treated. My 7 y.O. Has one on her bottom inner lip?
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
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In brief: Cyst
Essentiaaly a cyst that has formed by a secretion gland sealing itself off and forming a semi-firm ball.
Usually these will need to be removed by an ENT specialist. That way, it will not keep coming back.

In brief: Cyst
Essentiaaly a cyst that has formed by a secretion gland sealing itself off and forming a semi-firm ball.
Usually these will need to be removed by an ENT specialist. That way, it will not keep coming back.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Mucocele
This is a benign swelling of the small salivary tissue in the lining of the mouth/ lip.
.. You can observe... Many of these will resolve on their own, or simple excision.

In brief: Mucocele
This is a benign swelling of the small salivary tissue in the lining of the mouth/ lip.
.. You can observe... Many of these will resolve on their own, or simple excision.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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