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A 35-year-old member asked:

I have an ulcer in my mouth. is that a form of oral cancer?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See a dentist: Usually not but you should get it checked by a dentist just to be sure.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Possible: Unlikely if just appeared. Any oral ulcer that persists beyond a week should be seen by oral surgeon or ENT doc.
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Last updated Oct 22, 2016

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