Mucous cyst

What is Mucous cyst?

A retention cyst resulting from obstruction in the duct of a mucous gland.

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My 16 year old had what we believe to be a mucocele on the underside of his tongue which he attempted to pop with a pin several months ago- now the...

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Mucocele can become infected or it can bleed suddenly if ruptures. It needs to be operated and...

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My dad (aged 60, non smoker) has a large red/purple lump appear at the weekend on the inside of his lower lip. It is painless and my mum said it...

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As you provided the detail, it seems that your father is probably having MUCOCELE.

Mucocele is a mucous retention...

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Hi I have a subcutaneous cyst on my lower lip which has become infected. My Doctor has given me antibiotics today and is going to perform a small...

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What your are calling as a subcutaneous cyst which is present on lower lip, i think, is a mucocele & lower lip is the most obvious...

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