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What are home remedies for leukoplakia

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Leukoplakia: Leukoplakia can be caused by irritation from rough teeth, fillings, or crowns, or ill-fitting dentures, chronic smoking, pipe smoking, or other tobacc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
White Patch: Leukoplakia simply means a white patch. There are many different conditions that present as leukoplakia. The causes, symptoms and treatment depend on ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mouth: You need to have it biopsied to check it out. Depending on the biopsy, your doctor will plan treatment
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Slootsky
Specializes in Dentistry
Leukoplakia meds: Leukoplakia is a white patch. It sometimes needs to be biopsied if it does not go away in 3 weeks. It can be from biting or irritating the cheek. I ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
37 years experience Dentistry
White patch: Leukoplakia is a medical term for a flat white lesion on the mucous membranes of the mouth (but possibly elsewhere also). They are not easily scraped ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not by itself: By itself leukoplakia is not lethal. In many cases it can lead to oral cancer which needs to be treated early and appropriately. Oral cancers can prov ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Uncommon: But not rare. It is just a thickening of the mucosa due to some type of irritation, whether it be mechanical or chemical.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Leukoplakia is not transmissable.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Forms of leukoplakia are not limited by age. It is more common in adults due to chronic habits and longer exposure. This tissue change noted by a whit ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Engel
38 years experience Dentistry
White lesions: Leukoplakia arewhite lesions in the mouth and can be caused by different irritants.

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