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Article Home Adult and Senior Health Signs and symptoms of Oral cancer

Signs and symptoms of Oral cancer

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Oral cancer includes cancer of lips, tongue, floor of mouths, gums, cheeks, gums and minor salivary glands.


Signs and symptoms

  • Non healing ulcers in the mouth

  • Blisters in the mouth which is not healing even after 2 weeks

  • Sores in the mouth

  • Lump in the mouth

  • White or red patches on the gums, tongue or lining of the mouth

  • Bleeding from the mouth

  • Jaw swelling

  • Ear pain

  • Weight loss

  • Hoarseness of voice

  • Chronic throat pain

  • Pain with chewing

  • Pain with swallowing

  • Bad breath

  • Loosening of teeth

  • Difficulty in opening the jaw

  • Lump in the neck

  • Change in the voice

  • Loss of sensation in the mouth

  • Difficulty in swallowing food.

  • Denture fitting problems

  • Pain in chewing

  • Voice change

  • Persistent lip sore

  • Persistent mouth sore

  • Persistent gum sore

  • Fatigue

  • Sore lip