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I have a history of cancer. Should I be concerned ?

I am a 60 year old hispanic female, I m 5 1 and weigh 170 lbs. I have a history of cancer, colon in 1996 and lung in 2005. I also have a strong history of cancer in my immediate family. While at the dentist, I noticed a skin tag, about the size of a watermelon seed on the left back side of my tongue. It doesn t hurt or bother me at all. He referred me to an oral surgeon for further evaluation. Should I be concerned ?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Jul 2011
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Hi,Esther Lerma,
Thanks for query,
As you have h/o cancer in colon and lungs,evaluation of skin tag is required.
Go to the oral surgeon and get it removed and get biopsy done.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 21 Jul 2011
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