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How Fast Does Oral Cancer Grow
25 male Does oral cancer spread fast?have 3mm lump in lower lip for 2 years,hasn't really grown(maybe 1 or 2mm) If cancer would it spread to nodes yet
I got an oral cancer screening done about a month ago now the roof of my mouth is white could cancer pop up that fast it does not scrape off so idk?
It might/depends,,,: At your age you shouldn't get oral cancer. This usually presents in a person's 50s. However as tobacco use, especially chewing tobacco is a very significant risk factor, young persons like yourself can get it if there is very heavy use. Also, there is a chance of cancer from hpv if one engages in oral sex and it can appear in young people. So do check-ups, stop chewing tobacco, and stay safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several possibile: Oral sex, has become a major cause, due to the hpv virus. Hpv has been spreading oral cancer much more rapidly than in years past. Multiple sex partners has been shown to expand the incidence of probability exponentially. Heavy smoking, heavy drinking and an unhealthy lifestyle are also contributors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That depends: That depends on your risk factors. The three biggest risk factors are: smoking, alcohol consumption and exposure to human papilloma virus (oral sex with multiple partners increases your risk). If you control these risks your chances of oral cancer are low. The more you indulge in risk factors the higher your chance will be. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Carcinogens: Carcinogens change the dna in the affected cells, causing them to grow uncontrollably. This occurs hit or miss each time the carcinogens are introduced. The more you use, the greater your chances, like playing the lottery, but not in a good way. The changes that take place can take years to manifest themselves. The sooner you quit the better your chances of staying cancer free. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends of the stage: The treatment that is recommended for oral cancer really depends on the stage of the cancer. However, all of the three main treamtne modalities (surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy) can be used the management of oral cancer. It really depends on the clinical circumstances. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multifocal causes: In addition to heavy use of alcohol and tobacco products, studies have shown that oral sex with multiple partners increases the likelihood of oral cancer due to a papilloma virus. The good news is that the gardisil vaccine can help prevent the spread of the virus and is now routinely recommended and administered to teenagers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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