Excision Of Lip Mucocele

Normal Post-Operative Complaints

  • May experience slight discomfort
  • Area may look white in color
  • Scant bleeding if site is irritated
  • If sutures fall out or wound gaps, just keep clean as it will still heal very well

Call the Office if You Notice any of the Following

  • Excessive bleeding from the site
  • Pain not relieved by Tylenol or Motrin

Home care Instructions

  • There are no activity restrictions
  • Caution child to not irritate the site with teeth or fingers
  • Ok to use a thin coat of Vaseline to area as needed

Thomas M. Andrews


Dr. Andrews specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders of children and adolescents. His accreditations include Florida State Medical License and Ohio State Medical License. He is also a board member of the National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery