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What causes dysplasia on the tongue

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No Cancer found: Your diagnosis is Keratosis(without Dysplasia). This means it is NOT a Cancer. But you should have this area checked by your doctor periodically, espe ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical dysplasia: Our assumption is that it is hpv. You can request hpv testing. The next most likely cause is tobacco use. I'm a gyn, so you may want to ask the ora ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dysplasia: Depends on the site and extent of the dysplasia. Alcohol intake? Habitual cheek chewing? need follow up in 6 to 12 weeks.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Oral Sex: In this ongoing quest to give you information about a virus that is ambiguous and difficult to describe and test for, the female in this situation is ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
?Leukoplakia?: These patches are abnormal and are likely caused by smoking or chewing tobacco. Your doctor should have explained to you what it all means. These area ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dysplasia: Obviously need to stop habitual cheek biting. See dentist to get sharp edges smoothed down, get mouth guard splint made
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Epithelial Dysplasia: Epithelial dysplasia is defined as: a disorder of differentiation of epithelial cells which may regress, remain stable, or progress to invasive carcin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Good : you do not have cancer, precancerous, or any of several dozen worrisome lesions.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
There is no: Need to know, you will not transmit it this way. Give yourself a mental break. You had hpv, like 80% of adults have had at one point, don't worry ab ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Gataky
58 years experience Dermatology
It survives anywhere: Hpv can survive anywhere on the skin, regardless of type.

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