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What are early signs of mouth cancer?

What are early signs of mouth cancer?

Ulcers, hoarseness.: Oral cavity cancers present as nonhealing ulcers that can be painful. Hoarseness may be an early sign of laryngeal cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are some early signs of mouth cancer?

What are some early signs of mouth cancer?

Lesion won't heal: A lesion that won't heal is not a guarantee that you have carcinoma, but it should be evaluated nonetheless. Many oral cancers are not painful, so you should not evaluate yourself on that criteria. Have yourself examined by an oral surgeon if you have concerns.. It may save your life. ...Read more

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What do you get as early symptoms of mouth cancer?

What do you get as early symptoms of mouth cancer?

Unfortunately, None: Like most dangerous diseases and conditions, there are no symptoms in the early stages. However, there can be some characteristic visual changes, but they're often hard for people to see, since they're in the mouth or throat. Any sore that doesn't go away in a couple of weeks needs to be examined. Any area that changes color, itches, bleeds, or becomes raised and/or rough needs to be seen too. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of mouth cancer you can watch for?

What are early symptoms of mouth cancer you can watch for?

Varies: Oral cancer can present itself in various ways. This makes it very important to have it checked by a professional if you see anything suspicious. Some common presentations are: white patches red patches mixed red and white patches a persistent sore that won't heal unexplained bleeding difficulty or pain when swallowing loose teeth difficulty wearing dentures lump in the neck ear pain hoarseness. ...Read more

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Qhat are some early signs and symptoms of mouth cancer?

Qhat are some early signs and symptoms of mouth cancer?

Mouth cancer: Any lesion that has not completely resolved after two weeks should be seen by an oral surgeon and evaluated for a biopsy. It's that simple. Also every adult individual should see their dentist for an exam every 6 months which should include a complete head and neck soft tissue examination. Individuals cannot examine themselves nor are trained to know what to look fo. ...Read more

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What causes mouth cancer and what are some early signs and symptoms of mouth cancer?

Genetic mutation: A genetic mutation causes cells to grow uncontrollably and to not die off. The mutation can occur from genetic predisposition, but also from an external carcinogen (like the carcinogens in tobacco). Early signs of oral cancer are lesions that do not heal. ...Read more

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Can someone help please? My uncle is infected with last stage of mouth cancer.What are the foods that prevent cancer?

Can someone help please? My uncle is infected with last stage of mouth cancer.What are the foods that prevent cancer?

Carcinogens: Cancer is caused by a mutation in the genetic sequence of a cell which allows that cell to grow and divide without limits. It is not an infection. Avoiding carcinogenic habits, such as smoking and chewing tobacco go a very, very long way in preventing oral cancer. It is not the food that prevents the carcinoma, but rather the lack of carcinogenic agents. All the best to your family.... ...Read more

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How do people develop mouth cancer?

How do people develop mouth cancer?

Annual Screening!: A variety of "triggers" i.e., chronic inflammation (repeated habitual trauma, can also evolve within lesions of diseases like lupus), chronic carcinogen exposure (smoking, chewing tobacco), oral hpv infection, same strains that increase risk for cervical cancer). Dysplasia march along from mild to moderate to severe & can evolve into a malignancy. Annual oral cancer screening is vital & velscope. ...Read more

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In What Age Can Mouth Cancer Happen / Appear ??

In What Age Can Mouth Cancer Happen / 
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Cancer: While cancer can happen at any age, most oral cancers occur after the age of 50. The biggest risk factors or smoking and alcohol. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Possible oral/mouth cancer. How to tell for sure?

Biopsy: Unless your physician or dentist is 100% that it's benign, you'll get a biopsy, which will be read by a pathologist such as myself, and hopefully a couple of us. We'll tell you whether it's cancer. Many, perhaps most, oral cancers are now cured. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more