Monday, 10 April 2017

Oral Tumor Removal

Oral Tumor:

  • Sore in the mouth that can’t be taken out for a long time.
  • Includes cancers of the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, sinuses, hard and soft palate and pharynx, might be dangerous if not detected and recovered immediately. 

Indicators of Oral Tumor
  • Enlargement/ thickenings
  • Rough spots on the lips, gums, or other areas inside the mouth
  • Evolve of velvety white, red, or combined color spots in the mouth
  • Bleeding in the mouth
  • Feeling pain or uneasiness in any area of the face, mouth or neck
  • Continuous sores on the face, neck or mouth leads to bleeding instantly and not cure within 2 weeks
  • Feeling hurt at the back of the throat
  • Struggling swallowing, speaking or moving the jaw or tongue
  • Chronic sore throat or change in voice
  • Ear problems
  • Teeth or dentures misshaping
  • Severe weight loss
Receiver of Oral Tumor (Based on Survey)
  • Cigar or pipe smokers
  • Users of dip, snuff, or chewing tobacco products.
  • Too much drinking of alcohol
  • Cancer family hereditary
  • Extreme sun exposure, especially during younger age.
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Detection Procedures for Oral Tumor
  • Your dentist will handle an oral tumor screening exam. Moreover, your dentist will see if you have any bulges or irregular tissue changes in your neck, head, face and oral cavity
  • During assessment of your mouth, your dentist will check if you have any sores or other signs and symptoms as given above.
  • Your dentist might require biopsy to figure out the makeup of a suspicious looking area.
Treatment of Oral Tumor
  • After getting a result for oral tumor, surgery is needed to eliminate the cancerous growth
  • Followed by radiation or chemotherapy to remove any left tumor cells.
Prevention of Oral Tumor
  • Stop smoking or using any tobacco products
  • Drink alcohol mildly
  • Maintain proper balanced diet
  • Maximize your publicity to the sun
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