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Leukoplakia of the mouth roof, chances of malignancy ?

I am waiting for results of a biopsy . Leukoplakia on the roof of my mouth - upper back right side. Theer was also a small open area next to it. Neither the dentist or oral surgeon could find an obvious cause - I had it for 6 months. What are statistics on malignancy itht he ulcerated area next to the white patch? 54 yo female. Quit smoking 10 years ago
Asked On : Mon, 23 Apr 2012
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Leukoplakia is a precancerous lesion which is occurred mainly due to the habit of smoking.
The final diagnosis can be made only as per biopsy report.
I would suggest you to quit smoking.
Take plenty of fluids and nutritious rich diet.
VITAMIN -A,C,AND B12,supplements has to be administered.
Maintain oral hygiene well.
Rinse your mouth after every meals.
Please do visit a dentist for further reference.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 29 May 2013
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