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A 21-year-old male asked:

I am 21 years old , i just left chewing tobacco 21 days ago, after i've seen white patches along with a red little sore type blood blister, i also went to few doctors they told me its somewhat like leuokplakia can you tell me is it any dangerous? cause th

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
LEUKOPLAKIA: LEUKOPLAKIA, THICKENED WHITISH PATCHES IN THE MOUTH, IS OFTEN DIAGNOSED BY YOUR DENTIST. THIS DISORDER MANIFESTS ITSELF ON THE GUMS, INSIDE OF THE CHEEKS, TONGUE, BOTTOM OF THE MOUTH. OCCURS IN PEOPLE WHO CHEW TOBACCO AND IN PEOPLE WHO DRINK A LOT OF ALCOHOL. THIS IS A PRECANCEROUS CONDITION AND IF YOU SUSPECT YOU HAVE IT, YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR DENTIST OR YOUR DERMATOLOGIST SOON.
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