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A 45-year-old male asked:

I have had a sore (lesion) on the right side of my tongue for over 6 months now, overgrown papillary white inside this lesion, try to scrap them off but they keep returning, lesion not healing. body aches & pain. neg 4 gen hiv test fr a 10mths expose?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Any sore(lesion) or growth like you have described needs to be checked by a dentist or a head/Neck specialist who will likely biopsy it or excise it completely. It could be Leucoplakia(Precancer) and it is best to get it removed by a surgeon.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Don't delay.
Jul 20, 2021
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
I suggest you see an oral surgeon for an evaluation and possible biopsy.
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Last updated Jul 20, 2021
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