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What are home remedies for leukoplakia?

What are home remedies for leukoplakia?

Leukoplakia: Leukoplakia can be caused by irritation from rough teeth, fillings, or crowns, or ill-fitting dentures, chronic smoking, pipe smoking, or other tobacco use, sun exposure to the lips, oral cancer-although rare, HIV or aids. The main treatment for leukoplakia involves removing the source of irritation or cause. ...Read more

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Leukoplakia (Definition)

White, thick patches on the oral mucosa due to hyperkeratosis of the epithelium, producing favorable conditions for development of epidermoid carcinoma; often occurring on the cheeks (l. Bucca┬┤lis), ...Read more


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What is the cause, symptoms, and treatment for leukoplakia ?

What is the cause, symptoms, and treatment for leukoplakia ?

Leukoplakia: Leukoplakia is a white patch that usually occurs in the mouth on the cheek or tongue. It usually occurs in response to an irritation, such as a rough tooth or ill-fitting denture, or to smoking or chewing tobacco. Often times, removing the irritation or quitting smoking or chew will allow the white spot to disappear. Some leukoplakia is pre-cancerous and should be biopsied. ...Read more

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A leukoplakia hsa been found in my nouth before 4 week, So what treatment will help me but it is samll.

Leukoplakia: We don't know your age, medical history or social habits which precludes us from offering you relevant response. Most likely the treatment will include complete excision of the lesion and close follow up monitoring. You will also need to discontinue any and all nicotine use immediately. ...Read more

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What is medication treatment for Leukoplakia ? Leukoplakia is on cheeks wall.. Is vitamin A useful

What is medication treatment for  Leukoplakia ? Leukoplakia is on cheeks wall.. Is vitamin A useful

Leukoplakia meds: Leukoplakia is a white patch. It sometimes needs to be biopsied if it does not go away in 3 weeks. It can be from biting or irritating the cheek. It could be a sharp tooth that needs to be polished. There are no OTC meds for this, except possibly dental wax that can be placed on a sharp tooth until you see your dentist. Avoid sucking on aspirin, as this can also be a cause. ...Read more

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What is leukoplakia?

What is leukoplakia?

White patch: Leukoplakia is a medical term for a flat white lesion on the mucous membranes of the mouth (but possibly elsewhere also). They are not easily scraped off. They can arise from numerous sources, including irritation. It is not a specific disease, but an observable condition. Sometimes they are thought of as "pre-cancerous" and so it is important to have a biopsy done. ...Read more

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Is leukoplakia lethal?

Is leukoplakia lethal?

Not by itself: By itself leukoplakia is not lethal. In many cases it can lead to oral cancer which needs to be treated early and appropriately. Oral cancers can prove to be lethal down the road, especially if they recur or spread. ...Read more

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How common is leukoplakia?

How common is leukoplakia?

Pretty common: Leukoplakia means "white patch".This is a fairly common occurrence on the cheeks inside the mouth. There are many causes of leukoplakia, some serious and some not. If the leukoplakia comes and goes, it is probably benign. However, if it remains for a long time, or changes in appearance, this may be an indication of some disease process. See a dentist to have such areas evaluated. ...Read more

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