A 38-year-old member asked:
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what is cure if diagnosed with leukoplakia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Where and cause: Leukoplakia, white patches, occur in various mucous membranes and have different eitologies. Leukoplakia may be a precusor of more severe disese, including cancer and needs to be dealt with by addressing the cause. Leukoplakia in the mouth may be due to poor oral hygiene, tobacco use, dental or denture problems etc.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Reference Site: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002041/.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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