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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Not w surety: A picture is only a 2 dimensional representation of a 3 dimensional object. I would not feel secure on making a diagnosis based only on a "few picture ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Ulcers, hoarseness.: Oral cavity cancers present as nonhealing ulcers that can be painful. Hoarseness may be an early sign of laryngeal cancer.
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Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Dental Checkup!: Dentist are looking for those early signs when you go in for an exam. The list is large--red and whilte ulcers especially if they are speckled or vel ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Advice: See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the cheek, a whit ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Lesion won't heal: A lesion that won't heal is not a guarantee that you have carcinoma, but it should be evaluated nonetheless. Many oral cancers are not painful, so you ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Signs/Symptoms: See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the cheek, a whit ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Ulcers, hoarseness.: Oral cavity cancers present as nonhealing ulcers that can be painful. Hoarseness may be an early sign of laryngeal cancer.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Nonhealing ulcers.: Most patients present at over 50 years of age. Symptoms vary with the primary site. Oral cavity lesions can present with nonhealing ulcers that are p ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Mouth cancer: Any lesion that has not completely resolved after two weeks should be seen by an oral surgeon and evaluated for a biopsy. It's that simple. Also every ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Genetic mutation: A genetic mutation causes cells to grow uncontrollably and to not die off. The mutation can occur from genetic predisposition, but also from an extern ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Nimz
43 years experience Dentistry
Tobacco and alcohol : Predominately, tobacco use and drinking alcohol can lead to oral cancer. A recent study showed that over 90% of oral cancers were associated with com ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Rare: Smoking of any kind and use of alcohol will increase your risk over time. Get six month soft tissue examination at your regular dental check ups. No n ... Read More

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