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Oral Cancer Symptoms

Posted By pcfadmin On August 10, 2011 @ 6:36 pm In | No Comments

Don’t wait for oral cancer symptoms to appear. Get screened according to guidelines. If you do notice any of the following symptoms, talk with your health care professional.

  • White or red patches on lips, gum, tongue or mouth lining
  • A lump which can be felt inside the mouth or on the neck
  • Pain or difficulty chewing, swallowing or speaking
  • Hoarseness lasting a long time
  • Numbness or pain in any area of the mouth that doesn’t go away
  • Swelling of the jaw
  • Loosening of teeth
  • Difficulty wearing dentures
  • Bleeding in the mouth
  • A sore that doesn’t go away on the lips or in the mouth
  • An earache that doesn’t go away

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