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What are the symptoms of potential oral cancer?

i have been chewing Manikchand gutkha for the last 16 years now i have minimized it to one packet per day from four to five. i am comcerned i have oral cancer because my chins are so tight when i open my mouth. it is not bulging enough when i blow up. i have been getting frequent sores on my tongue if i eat too spicy foods. i do not know to what speciality doctor to approach to get the diagnosis right.
Wed, 10 Jun 2015
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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You have history of tobacco chewing for long time. You may have sub mucosal fibrosis or squamous cell carcinoma or just hyperkeratosis. You should go for biopsy diagnosis. It will give you exact idea regarding cause. Then you should take treatment accordingly. For biopsy you should consult general surgeon.
Consult your doctor and take treatment accordingly.
Hope I have answered your question, if you have doubt then I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
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