A member asked:

Can a persistent(5months)painful tongu ulcer(on bottom tip)be cancer if it not increasing in size?plz dnt tell me to get it checked.i know i have to

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Yes, a non-healing ulcer in the mouth, not increasing in size, could be cancer. OTOH, oral cancer is awfully rare at your age. But you know what to do.... Stop screwing around and do it.

Answered Jan 15, 2019



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