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Symptoms of oral cancer, tobacco addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi hi
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   i am a regular chewer of pan masala and tabacco how can i get to know if there is any cancer thing in advance or the signs of
Doctor :   since how long
User :   i am 49 years old male living in new delhi married and one child
User :   25 years
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   nothing so far
Doctor :   Eighty percent of these cancers are related to tobacco use, either by smoking or chewing. Persons chewing the betel leaf (paan) are also at increased risk.
User :   how to get to know of this in advance it is very difficult to give up every time i give up i start in two or three months
Doctor :   Oral cancers are more common in males. The symptoms due to these cancers include non-healing ulcers in the oral cavity, bleeding from the mouth, increasing swelling in or around the mouth, white or red patches in the mouth, difficulty or pain during swallowing, a change in voice or hoarseness, and difficulty in breathing.
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