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what kind of doctor treats tongue cancer

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several: Several physicians are involved in the care of patients with tongue cancer. An ear, nose, and throat physician (otolaryngologist); radiation oncologis ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: Exact location of cancer oral vs. Base of tongue matters. Ent, sometimes oral surgeon, radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, speech therapist, etc ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
ENT, and others: Many types of doctors may need to be involved. An otolaryngologist, radiation therapist and a medical oncologist may all be needed depending in the s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyas Othman
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENT: Otolaryngologist, haed&neck surgeon or an oral surgeon.
A 94-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
ENT: For tongue lesions and other questions, an otolaryngologist is your specialist of choice. Commonly known as ENT doctors (ear, nose, and throat.) good ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience Dentistry
Three Choices: There are three primary doctors who can diagnose & treat conditions of the tongue: ear, nose and throat doctor, dentist, and/or oral surgeon. It's har ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
44 years experience Dentistry
Dentist: You can see your dentist for a sore on your tongue.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
39 years experience Dentistry
Tongue doctor?: Several doctors can assist you: your physician, your dentist, a local oral surgeon, or an otolaryngologist (ENT) physician specialist. I would start w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stork
42 years experience Anesthesiology
Rheumatologist: This falls under the category of connective tissue disease, or autoimmune disorder, and is usually treated by a rheumatologist.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Globus: Sensation of lump in the throat. If related to anxiety or hysteria, a Mental Health Professional can provide treatment.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Archer
29 years experience Bariatrics
General surgeon: Not all lipomas need to be removed.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
PCPs and ENTs: While a primary care doctor or internist may treat uncomplicated parotitis, otolaryngologists (ents) treat severe cases or recurrent cases. In chronic ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
ENT: Ear, nose, & throat. Depending on the problem, and oral surgeon can also be helpful.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Tongue biopsy: Ent specialist or an oral surgeon.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several: Rectal cancer treatment generally includes radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery. This is achieved through a coordinated approach by a radiation ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
44 years experience Dentistry
Dentist: More specifically, an oral surgeon can give you an opinion, if you dont want to see your general dentist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Oral surgeon: Or ENT (ear, nose, & throat).
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I think the best: I will start with my family doctor if can't handle it he will refer to the appropriate specialist.
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Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience Family Medicine
Several: General surgeons provide surgical treatment, oncologists use chemotherapy, radiation oncologists supervise radiation treatment and family doctors coor ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Derm, Onc, HIV: Ks may be treated by a variety of types of physicians including: dermatologist hiv specialist hematologist/oncologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hypogonadism: If you are a man see your primary doctor. If you are a woman see a gynecologist.

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