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A 22-year-old female asked:

White raised lines in cheek for 6 weeks now, red bumps at back of tongue, node under left jaw now sore. could this be oral cancer?, hiv?

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Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 41 years experience
Oral cancer screen: It is best for you to visit your dentist and get oral cancer screening done. Dentist are a great resource to detect diseases early on!
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Normal occurrence: If you are concern about it, even though it is a normal occurrence and normal anatomical structure, you should ask your dentist to evaluate the problem and rule out oral cancer or HIV.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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