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How common are aggressive tumors found in the jaw area?

How common are aggressive tumors found in the jaw area?

Depends: Tumors in the jaw area can be oral cancers invading into the jawbone or rarely bone cancers of the jaw. These cancers can occur in the setting of chronic alcohol use, smoking, chewing tobacco. A thorough oral exam by an oral surgeon or ENT physician is a start to get an accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Tumor removal from jaw who to follow up with?

Tumor removal from jaw who to follow up with?

First, your surgeon: After a procedure, a surgeon will want to follow-up to make certain the area is healing properly, discuss the results of the surgery, and make any needed referrals to other doctors or specialists. ...Read more

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Is hardened tumor under my jaw curve a sign of malignancy?

Is hardened tumor under my jaw curve a sign of malignancy?

Get it checked.: It is hard to know without examining you. It might be a salivary gland you are feeling. If there is something hard and growing, this should be checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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What happens if you had cancerous tumors around your jaw and neck?

What happens if you had cancerous tumors around your jaw and neck?

? more information: I assume that you may have a tumor of your jaw with spread to lymph nodes in your neck. Hopefully, you are under the care of a good cancer surgeon, medical and radiation oncologists. This is a serious situation but likely noy hopeless with proper treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in temples and sometimes in jaw (sometimes in left, sometimes in right and some times in both) I fell it in afternoon I'm very afraid of tumor?

No tumor: Pain travelling from left to right and deom temple to jaw is not a sign of a H&N tumor but a neurologic condition with nerve irritation possibly of trigeminal n. A viral inflammation of either nerve area may produce such symptoms. A tumor would be an ulcerating lesion of the skin of the face or oral cavity that doesn't heal or a tumor mass in a salivary gland such as parotid. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting a malignant bone tumor in the jaw?

What are the chances of getting a malignant bone tumor in the jaw?

Rare: Malignancies of the jaws are uncommon. The most common is multiple myeloma (usually 50-70 years), but some tumors, like osteosarcoma and ewing sarcoma are more likely in children (<20 years). No matter -- they are very rare in most groups. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting a malignant bone tumor in the mandibule jaw?

What are the chances of getting a malignant bone tumor in the mandibule jaw?

Rare: Malignancies of the jaws are uncommon. The most common is multiple myeloma (usually 50-70 years), but some tumors, like osteosarcoma and ewing sarcoma are more likely in children (<20 years). No matter -- they are very rare in most groups. There are some differences between the mandible and maxilla, but they are really not that significant. ...Read more

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Could having a brain tumor lead to jaw pain?

Could having a brain tumor lead to jaw pain?

Yes: Yes. But is may also be due to an independent jaw problem. Perhaps with a tooth or a TMJ problem. See your dentist or oral surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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