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Oral Cancers

Oral Cancers: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment | SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre

Oral Cancers - Symptoms

What are the symptoms of oral cancers?

Patients usually present with non-healing ulcers of more than 3 weeks despite medication. Other complaints include:

  1. Persistent presence of blood in saliva
  2. Lump/nodule with contact bleeding
  3. Numbness of chin or lower lip
  4. Pain upon eating/swallowing
  5. Persistent earache
  6. Lump in the neck (which usually indicates a spread of the cancer to the lymph nodes)

Oral Cancers - How to prevent?

Oral Cancers - Preparing for surgery

Oral Cancers - Post-surgery care

Oral Cancers - Other Information

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