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Does tongue cancer usually cause many symptoms?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Possible: Typical symptoms can include pain, lump or mass being felt, difficulty swallowing; also bleeding, weight loss, neck lumps can be felt.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Signs/symptoms: See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the cheek, a white/red patch on the gums, tongue, tonsil, or lining of the mouth, a sore throat, hoarseness or feeling that something is caught in the throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing/chewing.

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