Development of thick, hard, white patches
inside the mouth (leukoplakia).
Development of an overgrowth of the
hairlike rough surface of the tongue (hairy tongue).
tender roof of the mouth ("smoker's palate").
Oral cancer, which is most commonly found on the lips, the tongue, the lining
of the cheeks, the gums, the floor of the mouth, the roof of the mouth, and the
area behind the wisdom teeth.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
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