NHAN TAM DENTAL CLINIC – IMPLANT AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Oral cancer symptoms

Author: Dr. Nhan Tam View: 435
Lymphoma often metastasizes to nearby lymph nodes in the neck, sometimes the primary tumor is very small, even the symptoms are not clear, but the cervical lymph nodes have metastasized. Therefore, when the lymph nodes in the neck area suddenly swell, it is necessary to go for a CT scan to check whether the lymph nodes are due to cancer or not.

Cancer is a dreaded disease for mankind, and modern medicine still has no cure for this disease. Oral cancer is also not ruled out.

Oral cancer accounts for 5-10% of all human cancers. This disease is more likely to occur in people who are regularly exposed to the sun, especially men over 45 years of age.

In addition, smokers and drinkers are also in the high-risk group.

Oral cancer often has the following noticeable symptoms.

Difficulty chewing or swallowing

Limited flexibility of the tongue, resulting in difficulty chewing, swallowing, or speaking, or loss of sensation on one side of the tongue, all of which requires early investigation.

In addition, there are other phenomena such as abnormalities in the facial nerve, numbness, nosebleeds of unknown cause...

Swollen lymph nodes

Lymphoma often metastasizes to nearby cervical lymph nodes, sometimes the primary tumor is very small, even the symptoms are not clear, but the cervical lymph nodes have metastasized.

Therefore, when the lymph nodes in the neck area suddenly swell, it is necessary to go for a CT scan to check whether the lymph nodes are due to cancer or not.

Changes in skin color in the oral cavity

If the oral mucosa changes color, pale or black, then the epithelial cells of the oral mucosa are changing.

Especially, the oral mucosa is rough, thickened, or hardened, and the oral mucosa appears white or red, most likely a complication of cancer.

Loose teeth for no apparent reason

A certain position in the jawbone swells, making the face deviated. Suddenly appeared the phenomenon of loose teeth, falling out, when chewing food is difficult, there is a feeling of difficulty in chewing like people with dentures, the nasopharyngeal cavity area is numb, painful, after treatment, the disease does not change, so Beware of oral cancer.