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If irritation occurs inside my mouth and even black spot has occurred more than 2 times but it disappears after 1 day every time mouth cancer symptom?

If irritation occurs inside my mouth and even black spot has occurred more than 2 times but it disappears after 1 day every time mouth cancer symptom?

No: Could it be that you accidentally bit the site where saw black spot. It may have been small bleed in the tissue that would disappear in a few days. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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What's the best way to stop worrying about my health i keep thinking about oral cancer and i can't get it off my mind no matter the symptom i see canc?

What's the best way to stop worrying about my health i keep thinking about oral cancer and i can't get it off my mind no matter the symptom i see canc?

Cancer Anxiety: Hello, i see many patients who share your concern. The first question i would have is, "do you have any risk factors?" these would include smoking or chewing tobacco, drinking alcohol, family history of cancer, exposure to oral viral infections. If the answer is yes then schedule an appointment with your ENT physician. Fortunately, a complete exam will answer your question and resolve your anxiety. ...Read more

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What is a sign or symptom of oral cancer?

What is a sign or symptom of oral cancer?

A few: Ulcer that does not heal, whit or red patch, unexplained jaw/tooth pain. Swelling in neck. Trouble or painful swallowing or chewing. If you have any of these. see an oral surgeon or ENT doc. ...Read more

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Is feeling of something in back of throat a common symptom of oral cancer? Had this feeling for 2 months since car accident..No other symptoms

Is feeling of something in back of throat a common symptom of oral cancer? Had this feeling for 2 months since car accident..No other symptoms

Possibly: It is possible as you are a very heavy smoker. It is also possible that this "feeling" is related to trauma from your recent accident or even post nasal drip from your congestion. An evaluation by an ear, nose, and throat doctor should be able to settle this for you. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get throat or oral cancer for a former smoker of weed ?Feeling that something stuck in throat a symptom but it could be anxiety

How likely is it to get throat or oral cancer for a former smoker of weed ?Feeling that something stuck in throat a symptom but it could be anxiety

Unlikely : At age of 21, it is very unlikely but not impossible. This symptom can be related to many infections and even irritation or foreign body.. Get checked soon.. ...Read more

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White patches on my gums developed 1 year back & I applied creams it was fine, later it started to spread whole mouth? is it symptom of oral cancer?

White patches on my gums developed 1 year back & I applied  creams it was fine, later it started to spread whole mouth? is it symptom of oral cancer?

Needs evaluated ASAP: This could just be recurrent oral thrush, but you must have cancer ruled out. You can start by seeing your primary care doctor, but you may want to see an oral surgeon to have an expert opinion. ...Read more

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Anxiety?I been scared of oral cancer lately have feeling something is stuck in my throat i know that's a symptom could it be cancer?No other symptoms

Anxiety?I been scared of oral cancer lately  have feeling something is stuck in my throat i know that's a symptom could it be cancer?No other symptoms

Not highly likely: While this is probably not going to turn out to be cancer, until it either goes away or you obtain credible reassurance you're likely to worry. So, give it what you think is reasonable time to go away - then see a doctor for an examination. If it is serious in any way, it will get the attention it needs and while there, ask for a referral to a psychotherapist to learn ways to manage anxiety. Best! ...Read more

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Does a feeling something is stuck in your throat right behind tounge on right side always mean oral cancer?I kno this could a symptom but also anxiety

Does a feeling something is stuck in your throat right behind tounge on right side always mean oral cancer?I kno this could a symptom but also anxiety

Unlikely: Often times no, particularly at age of 21. However, you need a good examination and possible endoscopy to rule out that unlikely possibility and establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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