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Black spot found while brushing. Why do I have cough? Help?

I have just turned 50 ..8 days ago. I noticed when brushing my teeth a black spot about the size of a normal button. Maybe a bit smaller. It is black in color and there is no swelllling or pain. Just appeared just like that. I do not drink or smoke and workout daily. Try to maintain a healthy diet . However i have this annoying cough lately. I am scheduled to see my dentist on the 28th aug. I am very nervous about this spot which is located right near my back molar on the roof of my moth. Very dark in even. Please tell me this is not cancerous.
Asked On : Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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Dentist, Periodontics 's  Response
welcome to HCM
Thanks for the concern.
Its nice to read that you are leading a quite healthy life style.
sir we usually see these kind of patches in associated with long term tobacco use, can be chewable/ you are a non smoker dont worry. it can be melanin pigmentation or some kind of metallic reacction patch, which can be diagnosed only after seeing it clinically.
so its better to consult your dentist for the opinion and treatment.
Take care.
Answered: Sun, 19 Aug 2012
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Dentist Dr. Gunjan Gupta's  Response
Hello John,
I your read problem,as you describe that black spot,it seems that it is carious lesion not cancerous. so i will suggest you please visit your dentist as soon as possible and go for complete examination and please follow all the given instructions properly. nothing to get worried.
take care
Dr.Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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