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9 months ago

Early Symptoms of Lip Cancer: What to Look For

Symptoms of Lip Cancer (symbolic picture)
Symptoms of Lip Cancer (symbolic picture)

 

IIE Digital Desk : Lip cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the tissues of the lips. It is the most common type of mouth cancer, accounting for about 20% of all mouth cancers. Early symptoms of lip cancer can be subtle and easy to miss, but it is important to be aware of them so that you can seek treatment early.


Some of the early symptoms of lip cancer include:
A sore on the lip that does not heal
A lump or thickening on the lip
A change in the color of the lip, such as becoming red, white, or black
A crusty or scaly patch on the lip
Bleeding from the lip
Pain or discomfort in the lip

If you notice any of these symptoms, it is important to see a doctor right away. Early detection and treatment of lip cancer is important for a good prognosis.


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