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Seeing A Doctor For Oral Cancer
Oral Cancer: There is no one appearance. It can be small and innocuous looking or large and menacing in appearance. As trained dentists, we usually cannot know in the early stages whether or not a lesion is benign or cancerous (or not a neoplasm). That's why we need to remove and biopsy most lesions. All lesions that are not gone after two weeks warrant a visit to an oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Your chances for oral cancer will increase if you have hpv. You are susceptible to other cancers, too. However, habits and exposure to other cancer causing elements play an important factor in your contracting oral cancer. See dentist regularly to a oral cancer screening or testing. ...Read more
My uncle have oral cancer a year ago , surgery and radian used , now again cancer repeated and doctor (a k dewan) starts giving kimo. Will he fine?
My ent doctor scoped me in my throat and up my nose and checked my ears with a tool he said no pre cancer does that mean no oral cancer ?
If you have oral cancer will it show up on both sides of mouth at same time? sorry for all the seperate questions but cant get into doc for2 more wks
Yes, it is possible: Cancer can strike any part of the mouth, including the lips and tongue. If the cancer is not detected early, tumors can grow deep into local tissues and spread to lymph glands in the neck. The risk for oral cancer increases with age and alcohol and tobacco use. Only biopsy can support the diagnosis. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi Doc i have been having this extreme pain in my mouth and tons of mucus anf the back of my throat looks terrible and im afraid that i have developed oral cancer think google is scaring me with self diagnosis my throat and mouth burns daily no relief the
See MD or Dentist: See the MD or Dentist for examination. Does not sound like oral cancer, more like a localized viral or bacterial infection. Possible primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, sinus infection, allergic reaction to environmental irritants (allergy season very bad) , strep throat, etc. Get in to see the Docs right away. Good Luck. Meantime- warm salt water rinses, ibuprofen, high fluid intake, rest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Oral cancer after surgery and radiation, recurrence after one year. Now started chemotherapy & doctor says not to worry. Will it fully cure or not?
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