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Can you contract mouth cancer from a lip piercing?

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

It does not cause oral cancer.

In brief: No

It does not cause oral cancer.
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No -BUTTTTTT

Even if lip piercing does not cause cancer it can erode gum tissue from around a tooth.
So, while you are saving up money to pay for a lip piercing put some aside for future periodontal surgery. Bottom line - it is a health risk. Take care.

In brief: No -BUTTTTTT

Even if lip piercing does not cause cancer it can erode gum tissue from around a tooth.
So, while you are saving up money to pay for a lip piercing put some aside for future periodontal surgery. Bottom line - it is a health risk. Take care.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Helmy Guirgis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

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Lip and ear piercing lead to hepatitis c but not to mouth cancer.
..It would be a far shot...Smoking and alcohol are strong risks... What cancer? Is it squamous? How old? Gender? The virus which causes cervical cancer was found through oral sex and transmission to cause mouth cancer.

In brief: Read this carefully

Lip and ear piercing lead to hepatitis c but not to mouth cancer.
..It would be a far shot...Smoking and alcohol are strong risks... What cancer? Is it squamous? How old? Gender? The virus which causes cervical cancer was found through oral sex and transmission to cause mouth cancer.
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
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