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How Do I Know If A 15 Year Old Has Mouth Cancer
Proper diagnosis: Cancer of the oral cavity is rare in a teenager. However, it is certainly possible to develop leukemia or lymphoma of the tonsils. Like every disease of the mouth, which includes the lips, the cheek mucosa, the tongue and the palatine tonsils (tonsils in the back of your throat), a proper diagnosis by an ENT physician or better yet an oral surgeon is the most appropriate avenue to follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Orally cancer has been primarily a disease of older men who smoke and drink alcohol , however this has changed in the last few years. Now oral cancers are seen in young er people. This is because of the increase in hpv. Some strains are known to cause cancers. Your doctor can test for hpv., especially in women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth cancer: Cancer can affect even young people. I think it will take more years of smoking to get it. If you have a lesion or worried about something in your mouth, see your doctor or your dentist who could check your mouth and biopsy any lesion if there is one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
.Im a 16 year old girl. I have a lump in my tongue about the size of a pea, it doesn't hurt, but Mouth cancer runs in my family. Advise?
What's the chances of mouth cancer if you only smoke or drink on occasion like 10 times a year I'm 22?
17 old i smoked 6 month ecig and very rarely used snus my hard palate is white my gums surface isnt smooth and white points i have quit. mouth cancer?
I've smoked 1-2 cigarettes or 1 cigar a day for 6 years (not much!). Could I still get mouth cancer?
I have been married for 30 years. While in university, i had lots of sexual partners. For the past 10 years, I have stopped having oral sex fearing that i might get mouth cancer. I have wart virus. What should I do?
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