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Do people with tongue cancer have a lot of pain?
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
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In brief: Early cancer no pain
There is typically no pain with an early cancer and many cancers can go undetected until there are more advanced.
If you have any concerns about a tongue lesion itis best to see an oral surgeon, or have your general dentist give you a referral for an examination.

In brief: Early cancer no pain
There is typically no pain with an early cancer and many cancers can go undetected until there are more advanced.
If you have any concerns about a tongue lesion itis best to see an oral surgeon, or have your general dentist give you a referral for an examination.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: When advanced
Early tongue cancers are often not detected because they may not cause pain or bleeding or are not seen at all (if presnt in the tongue base).
Most cancers though are locally advanced and cause pain, ulceration, swelling, swallowing difficulty, and sometimes bleeding.

In brief: When advanced
Early tongue cancers are often not detected because they may not cause pain or bleeding or are not seen at all (if presnt in the tongue base).
Most cancers though are locally advanced and cause pain, ulceration, swelling, swallowing difficulty, and sometimes bleeding.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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