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Is there a relationship between white fungus on the tongue and cancer?

Is there a relationship between white fungus on the tongue and cancer?

Yes: We all have "fungus"in our mouths and tongue but when the oral cavity is healthy it is kept under control. Most cancer treatments of the mouth and throat can change this healthy environment which in turn allows the growth of "fungus" in our mouths, tongue and throat. ...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 is the treatment of fungi infection with white color on line of cheek and dried toung the pt is 70 year?

What is the treatment of  fungi infection with white color on line of cheek and dried toung the pt is 70 year?

In person treatment: Is required by a qualified dentist or other health care professional. A medical and dental history and one-on-one examination is required for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. People who use the internet for diagnosis and medical\dental treatment will only get themselves in more trouble. Sorry. ...Read more

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The back of my tongue is shedding skin and there are a few big bumps on it what has caused this to happen?

The back of my tongue is shedding skin and there are a few big bumps on it what has caused this to happen?

Normal: Dead taste buds will shed. Bumps are specific type of taste bud. Scrape clean your tongue while brushing.....it will be ok. If oral sex is an issue.......it is a different ball game. ...Read more

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Is the dark spot between my breasts some kind of a fungus?

Is the dark spot between my breasts some kind of a fungus?

Possibly: A dermatologic evaluation should help to accurately determine the cause. ...Read more

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29/f. Out of no where I have a thick wad on the top of my foot. It is from the inside. And a little red. Cancer? What cancers spread to foot?

29/f. Out of no where I have a thick wad on the top of my foot. It is from the inside. And a little red.  Cancer? What cancers spread to foot?

Most likely not a: cancerous tissue. Might be a ganglionic cyst. If really concern see a podiatrist for excision and biopsy of the lesion. MRI really does not differentiate between cancerous or benign. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a canker sore and a mucous patch of secondary syphilis?

What is the difference between a canker sore and a mucous patch of secondary syphilis?

Pain versus painless: Canker sores are typically painful, tender, white. Mucous patches are painless, nontender, usually pink or the same color as other mouth tissues. Currently in the US, syphilis is rare except in a few population groups; 75% of cases are in men having sex with men. If you are heterosexual and not at high risk for STDs, syphilis is very unlikely. But see a doctor and have a blood test to be sure! ...Read more

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Is there a relation between phimosis and grey discolouration on tip of penis?

Is there a relation between phimosis and grey discolouration on tip of penis?

Possible BXO: Balanitis xerotica obliterates could explain your problem, this condition can develop in males with a tight foreskin (phimosis). Difficult to advise without examining or have a picture. Best to consult with a urologist who may recommend circumcision. Good luck. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth is slightly yellowish. There is a thin white/clear liquid on my tongue, as well as red bumps in the far back. What could this be?

The roof of my mouth is slightly yellowish. There is a thin white/clear liquid on my tongue, as well as red bumps in the far back. What could this be?

Peace of mind: Does the yellow stuff rub off leaving healthy tissue? Any other symptoms? Your peace of mind will be worth a trip to the dentist chuck. ...Read more

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Chewing tobacco and acne, is there a correlation between the two?

Chewing tobacco and acne, is there a correlation between the two?

No: If you feel you must use tobacco, i'm glad you're chewing rather than smoking -- it is far safer. Keep an eye on the inner lining of your mouth for possible premalignant lesions, though most chewers never get these. Your acne can be managed; if topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared your acne in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Is there a link between the epstein-barr virus and any type of leukemia?

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Is there a link between the epstein-barr virus and any type of leukemia?

EBV and burkitts: Endemic burkitts lymphoma is associated with epstein-barr virus ( ebv). Burkitts lymphoma can transform to more agreesive form of burkitts leukemia. ...Read more

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Can a boil, or skin abscess form beside the opening of a vagina? Where there is typically no hair? There are two heads to this swollen and painful lump. It looks white and level with the skin, almost like a burn that's starting to health.

Can a boil, or skin abscess form beside the opening of a vagina? Where there is typically no hair? There are two heads to this swollen and painful lump. It looks white and level with the skin, almost like a burn that's starting to health.

Bartholin Glands: You may not have any symptoms if the Bartholin gland cyst is small. But a large cyst or an infected cyst (abscess) can cause symptoms. Symptoms of a cyst that is not infected include: Redness or swelling in the vulva area. Discomfort when you walk, sit, or have sex. Symptoms of an infected cyst include: Pain that gets worse and makes it hard to walk, sit, or move. Require a Gynecologist to drain i ...Read more

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Is there any relationship between an ear infection and sores inside the mouth for a child?

Is there any relationship between an ear infection and sores inside the mouth for a child?

Usually: Sores in the mouth are usually a sign of a viral infection. Ear pain with a viral infection may be from referred pain from the mouth but may also be associated with an infection of the ear. If pain does not improvep in 48 hours, examination by primary care provider would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Is there a relation between hashimotos thyroiditis and itching on tops of hands?

Is there a relation between hashimotos thyroiditis and itching on tops of hands?

No: Not unless your thyroid level is vanishingly low. Hopefully, you've had it checked and treated with brand name T4 replacement if indicated. ...Read more

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Having white spots and looks like layer of the sking is pealing off and there is swelling in the lower part of pennies head. is there any problem with?

Having white spots and looks like layer of the sking is pealing off and there is swelling in the lower part of pennies head. is there any problem with?

SKIN PEELING+++++: IF HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE HEAD OF YOUR PENIS (NOT PENNIES), SEE YOUR DOCTOR. I DONT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THEM. TO PLAY SAFE AND SEE A DOCTOR. ...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


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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more