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I have a white skin tag on my inner lip. Is it oral cancer?

I have a white skin tag on my inner lip. some months ago I cut it off. It then grew back bigger than before and has split into branches. what is this. should i worry about oral cancer?
Tue, 19 Apr 2011
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Hi,
You had white tag and you have cut it off,this thing you should not done.Now it is re occurred and spread more in branches,you do not take it lightly and consult oral surgeon.
Biopsy of the tissue will remove your doubt.
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ENT Specialist Dr. Puneet Maheshwari's  Response
hi... first of all thanks for choosing, health care magic.

Immediately consult an ENT surgeon , and get a biopsy done. 99% it will be a benign lesion, requiring only simple excision under antibiotic cover.

Please dont manupulate it by urself.

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