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A 36-year-old female asked:

Burnt roof of mouth about 2 weeks ago. feels like there is a tiny hole and is red. could this be oral cancer ?

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Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
No. : If this appeared after the burn it’s because of it, it should resolve in a couple of weeks, if it doesn’t please get checked up by your dentist.
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Consult Dentist: Did you happen to eat a very hot food like hot pizza or drink a very hot liquid which resulted in your condition? If that is the case it may heal up in a 10-15 days. If this was not the case, thorough exam by Oral Pathologist / oral surgeon is recommended. They need to rule out any pathology.

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Last updated Apr 26, 2020

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