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Mucus cyst inside the lower lip. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
Doctor :   HI
User :   Since last couple of months, I have developed a small boil / blister kind of thing on my lowe lips from inside. It neither pains, bor it burns...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   What could be the reason for this
Doctor :   Do you feel anything over there
User :   Age - 26 ; Am working with a HR consultancy firm in & am unmarried
User :   no.. Its as blank as the other surface of the lips
User :   but a small boil is visible
Doctor :   What is the color?
User :   blackish red
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did you have any dental procedure done
User :   not in the recent past
Doctor :   what is the size
User :   but this blister is there since last 6 months
Doctor :   Is it soft or hard?
User :   size wud be something like a pepper ball
User :   its soft
Doctor :   does it contain fluid or blood
User :   If i try to peel it off, it bleeds....
Doctor :   It could be a mucus cyst, dont try bursting it or pricking it
User :   ok
User :   what exactly is that
Doctor :   You need a physical examination by a dentist/ doctor
Doctor :   to confirm that
User :   By any chance, is it somewhere related to oral cancer?
Doctor :   No it is not
Doctor :   do you smoke?
User :   yes, ocassionally I do
Doctor :   Ok,
Doctor :   You neednt have to worry because it shouldnt be anything serious
Doctor :   If it is a mucus cyst then it may have to be excised
User :   fair enouge
User :   enough
Doctor :   Anything else I can help you with?
User :   will surely get in touch with a doc
User :   Thanx a ton doctor
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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