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Can biting your tongue lead to tongue cancer?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Highly unlikely

Chronic irritation can lead to cancerous transformation in the oral cavity - it is very unlikely.
But biting your tongue should not lead to cancer.

In brief: Highly unlikely

Chronic irritation can lead to cancerous transformation in the oral cavity - it is very unlikely.
But biting your tongue should not lead to cancer.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Jeffrey Collins
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There is no evidence to support chronic trauma as a cause if oral cancer.

In brief: No

There is no evidence to support chronic trauma as a cause if oral cancer.
Dr. Jeffrey Collins
Dr. Jeffrey Collins
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