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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See specialist: The best answer is to see an ENT who will do a complete mouth/throat along with a complete ENT exam to evaluate for any signs of cancer. Typically ca ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depengs: It would depend on the type of treatment. Surgery would result in symptoms based on the tissues resected. Chemotherapy likely inflammed mucosal lining ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Multiple images: Oral cancer may present as a non-healing ulcer, a lump, a plaque or area of discoloration. You may visit this site for images: https://www.google.com/ ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Weissman
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Oral lesion & mucus: It's not likely that you have an oral cancer at the age of 18. However, it is always wise to have new oral lesions checked out by a dentist or oral su ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Oral cancer: Oral cancer usually develops in the place where you pocket the wad of tobacco. If you see or feel anything unusual in your mouth, please see an oral s ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Biopsy: A biopsy of the lesion is the best way to determine exactly what it is. If you are concerned about a lesion that has lasted more than two weeks, pleas ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience in Psychiatry
The most common: That is the most common form of presentation. If you continue to worry so much about having cancer, you should consult your general dr who would reass ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fiction: The causes of oral cancer are tobacco use, alcohol use, human papilloma virus, or genetics. This is an old wives tale.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: But not for that reason. They are considered a primary care specialty so should do a complete physical exam which includes the mouth. Some women don't ... Read More

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