What Are the Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

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What Are the Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

Postby Veruska » Mon May 28, 2018 5:23 pm

Mostly, the causes of Oral cancer is tobacco use of any kind, including cigarette smoking, puts you at risk for developing oral cancers. Heavy alcohol use also increases the risk. Using both tobacco and alcohol increases the risk even further, Infection with the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (specifically the HPV 16 type) has been linked to oral cancers, Risk increases with age. Oral cancers most often occur in people over the age of 40, Cancer of the lip can be caused by sun exposure, A diet low in fruits and vegetables may play a role in oral cancer development. If you have any of these symptoms for more than two weeks, see a dentist or a doctor.
1.A sore, irritation, lump or thick patch in your mouth, lip, or throat
2.A white or red patch in your mouth
3.A feeling that something is caught in your throat
4.Difficulty chewing or swallowing
5.Difficulty moving your jaw or tongue
6.Swelling in your jaw
7.Numbness in your tongue or other areas of your mouth
8.Pain in one ear without hearing loss

Because oral cancer can spread quickly, early detection is important. An oral cancer examination can detect early signs of cancer. The exam is painless and takes only a few minutes. Many dentists will perform the test during your regular dental check-up.
During the exam, your dentist or dental hygienist will check your face, neck, lips, and entire mouth for possible signs of cancer.

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