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

What is a nonhealing persistent 1 cm tip of tongue ulcer(persistent for more than 1 year)and is very painful.no cancer risk factors at all.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 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 painful ulcer lasting a year may need to be excised and the tissue submitted to a pathologist for examination.

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Last updated May 1, 2019

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