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Suffering from Leukoplakia. Is there any need for biopsy ?

hi sir my mother 50yr old is suffering from salty sensation since one year. dr on examination found white patch in buccal mcosa near upper right molar tooth and called it leucoplakia, similar lesion is seen on lateral margin of tongue on left side. he gave IDL cap daily for 3 months and then review,but he didnt gave any test. is there any need of biopsy? kindly help me with ur valuable advise.
Asked On : Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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welcome to HCM

she needs a biopsy. it is needed to confirm the diagnosis

so consult your doctor about it in next visit.

avoid hot and spicy food

take care
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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