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How do I manage my ranula on a daily basis?

The best way to manage a ranula is to see a doctor. Ranulas can grow large enough to impair chewing, eating, and swallowing. These cysts do not resolve on their own. Surgery or drainage by a doctor is required to treat them.

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What does a ranula look like?
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A ranula is swollen mass beneath the tongue that is often blue in color. The name ranula comes from ...
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What is a ranula?
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A ranula is a cyst on the floor of the mouth, usually due to an obstruction in your sublingual gland...
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Should I talk to my doctor about my ranula symptoms?
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If you have a ranula (mouth cyst) you should speak to your doctor. While ranulas are usually painles...
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Is the incidence rate of ranulas affected by gender or age?
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Simple ranulas (the most typical form) occur more frequently in women than men. Plunging ranulas (th...
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