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What are the different appearances of oral candidiasis and leukoplakia

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Great difference: Oral candidiasis does produce clinging white plaque in the oropharyngeal cavity, but the white areas of leukoplakia are premalignant or malignant and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Wipe: Usually the white coating will wipe away leaving a red lesion, often tender, with a yeast infection. Most leukoplakia will not wipe away and is not te ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Coughing: No.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
31 years experience Family Medicine
Candidiasis: White plaques which do not easily rub off with a q-tip, may be oral candida. This is also painful. It is possible to have anal candidiasis. Oral ca ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Pope
27 years experience Dentistry
Irritation to tissue: Leukoplakia is like a calus of tissue on mucous membranes that is caused by chronic irritation. Usually asymptomatic in nature. Often appears as a w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
White plaques: White fuzzy-looking areas on tongue and/or cfheek that cannot be pulled or washed off.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
White spots: The back of the mouth or tongue may have white plaques. One may have pain or difficulty with swallowing.
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Candida.: Vaginal itching secondary to vaginitis which is probably the most common.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Hairy Leukoplakia: Is caused by the epstein barr virus and is seen in people with hiv. It is a variant of leukoplakia. Lp has no cure and is poorly understood. It may re ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Types of Oral Cancer: There are many different types of oral cancer. The most common kind, squamous cell carcinoma, affects the tongue, the floor of mouth, the cheeks, the ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
White patches: The white patches are very obvious and can only be removed with difficulty and bleeding. It is caused by a yeast called Candida Albicans and requires ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
DOWN= Immune system: Immune deficiency has to be suspected if thrush is diagnosed. 'immuno-compromise' can be due to a virus (hiv, hepc etc.) or due to medications that s ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Several: Pyogenic granulomas in the oral cavity may occur in several areas, with the gums being one of the more common locations. They may be due to trauma or ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Leucoplakia: Not many except for Leucoplakia which can sometimes be associated with carcinoma in situ. Any of these conditions can go on to evolve into cancer of t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
See a doctor: See a physician who is familiar with your condition or a dentist who specializes in oral medicine.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
Ulcerated lesions: Small ulcerated lesions that take about 10 days to heal are indicative of hsv. See your dentist or physician for confirmation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
10 years experience Dentistry
Multple things: A common oral yeast infection is caused by candida albicans. This is an oppourtunistic fungal infection that is commonly referred to as "thrush". Cand ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Hirsch
48 years experience Dentistry
Low: The incidence of lichen planus turning into some type of oral skin cancer is very low according to my opinion. I have never seen a case study where a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Huge difference!: Lichen planus is a submucosal inflammatory lesion usually found on the cheeks. Sometimes ulcers can develop, but this represents little more than an ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many: Too many to list completely. The most common is squamous cell carcinoma and risk factors are smoking, alcohol use, human papilloma virus and genetics ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Vesicobullous lesion: Hsv: typically presents as multiple, round, superficial oral ulcers, accompanied by acute gingivitis.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Oral cancer can cause ear pain, jaw pain or swelling, neck pain or swelling, or headache.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Painful blister: Classically one has a painful blister when they are having a herpes outbreak.
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