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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Non-healing ulcer: The general presentation of oral cancer is a mass, ulcer, bleeding from the lesion, change in existing whitish plaques etc.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Elkind
38 years experience in Dentistry
Oral cancer: As in any cancer, early detection and treatment is crucial to the best possible prognosis to any cancer remission.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Mouth cancer: More information would be helpful in giving you a better answer. As with any cancer, the treatment and prognosis would depend upon the specific type, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
It is possible.: Alcohol and tobacco use, including smokeless tobacco, is certainly a risk factor. Most patients present at over age 50. There may be few or no symptom ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Cancer is not a contagious disease.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Genetic Mutation: A genetic mutation occurs which causes the cancerous cells to divide uncontrollably and to not die off. This mutation can be from a genetic predisposi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience in Dentistry
Biopsy is Needed: A piece of the suspicious tissue needs to be looked at under a microscope to make the diagnosis? See a dentist to have an examination and they will bi ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Orally cancer has been primarily a disease of older men who smoke and drink alcohol , however this has changed in the last few years. Now oral canc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Mouth Cancer: Any lesion that lasts more than two weeks requires a clinical exam and usually a biopsy in order to determine what it is. Some lesions that look relat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience in Dentistry
GO FOR EXAM: See your dentist or an oral surgeon for an exam with an velscope-oral-id or identify unit that can detect changes in your tissue and a possible brush ... Read More

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