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A 23-year-old male asked:

Smoke pack a day for 8 years , sore in a circle on mouth roof can feel it with tongue been for months ,throat discomfort , cough , phlegm ,viscous saliva , can it be cancer , is it hpv related? is it advanced ? please i cant afford treatment at all.

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Mouth lesion: Any lesion in mouth with a history of smoking or tobacco use or alcohol must be checked out to ensure it is not leukoplakia which may lead to neoplasm. If you cannot afford a private doctor then go to a government hospital of clinic
Dr. Larry Masuoka
Dentistry 38 years experience
Need an exam now: This could be a life threatening leision or something minor. A visual exam by a dentist or ENT is highly advised - have someone take a look TODAY

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Last updated Jan 11, 2018

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