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How do medications treat a ranula?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Medications are not used to treat ranulas. Treatment options include draining the cyst or removing the cyst with surgery. Treatment may also include surgical removal of the blocked gland.

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