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    What are the symptoms of oral cancer?

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    The expression of oral cancer refers to cancer of the mouth and the pharynx(back of the throat. Those at risk are often over 40 years of age. The risk of oral cancer increases in those who are tobacco & alcohol users. Symptoms includes: difficulty chewing or swallowing, difficulty moving the jaw or tongue, difficulty wearing dentures,bleeding in your mouth, a lump in your neck, a sore in your lip or in your mouth that wont heal. These symptoms do not necessarily mean oral cancer but regular dental check ups can prevent and detect the early stages of this disease or other conditions that may lead to oral cancer

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