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A 34-year-old female asked about a 28-year-old female:

Other than need to get it checked,wuth could a tongue ulcer or sore(for 1 year)be?just goes into remission sometimes but never goes away.is it cancer

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Mouth: Sounds like aphthous ulcer, but check with dentist or ENT most helpful.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. A non-healing ulcer lasting a year may need to be excised and tissue sent to a pathologist for proper diagnosis.
Last updated Apr 17, 2019


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