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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i am eating gutka since 8 years..i have developed a white line running across my cheeks from inside..some sores have also developed..have i got oral cancer?
User :   hello
User :   doctor are you here?
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   hello doctor im scared please help me
User :   i am eating gutka since 8 years..i have developed a white line running across my cheeks from inside..some sores have also developed..have i got oral cancer?
Doctor :   Ok,
Doctor :   Since when did you notice the lesion ?
User :   since 2 months back...i took oracep and somemore mouth gels and tablet lymcored
Doctor :   Did they help ?
User :   not much..
User :   i still have the white line
Doctor :   Was the white line sudden in onset?
User :   yes
Doctor :   over the period of what time it devoloped?
User :   in a week or so
Doctor :   Ok,
Doctor :   is it increasing in size rapidly?
User :   i saw images of people suffering from oral cancer only today...i promise i will stop gutka immediately no matter whatever it takes
User :   its not increased in size
User :   the white line
User :   just help me cure this for one time please
User :   im only 32 :(
Doctor :   The picture you describe does not give me a idea of cancer
User :   what about these sores
User :   which dont heal when i have put 3-4 mouth gel tubes
User :   how do i get it verified
Doctor :   Stop the gutka for some months and watch the white line
User :   should i go to a dentist or some other special doctor to get fully checked?
Doctor :   if it persists or aggravates its better to be examined by a ENT specialist and take a biopsy of the tissue to rule out cancer
User :   if biopsy of tissue comes clean and then if i leave gutka completely will it remove all risks
Doctor :   Of course,
User :   and what if biopsy comes problem? what is the worst case then
Doctor :   the fast and best prevention would be stopping the gutka
User :   i will
User :   i have stopped it from this moment
User :   do you suggest some medicine
User :   to heal this sores faster
Doctor :   no need to worry , i am still not convinced that it could be cancer
User :   or u suggest i get it checked fully by an ENT
Doctor :   Thats better
User :   ok i will do that..thank you Dr.xxx for your time and advice
Doctor :   sensoform gel and multivitamin once a day will help
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