A 34-year-old member asked:
Can biting your tongue lead to tongue cancer?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Highly unlikely: Chronic irritation can lead to cancerous transformation in the oral cavity - it is very unlikely. But biting your tongue should not lead to cancer.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 25 years experience
No: There is no evidence to support chronic trauma as a cause if oral cancer.
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Last updated Apr 1, 2018
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