Cancer of The Tongue Symptoms Pictures

Tongue Cancer Pictures Early Stage

Tongue cancer is a type of oral cancer which usually develops in the squamous cells of the tongue. It causes tumours and lesions. The signs of tongue cancer are painful tongue and sore on the tongue that does not heal.

Tongue Cancer Pictures Early Stage

Tongue Cancer Image

Cancer develops in two separate areas of the tongue. It develops at the front of the tongue and cancer that develops at the back of the tongue is called oropharyngeal cancer.

Tongue Cancer Image

Signs of Tongue Cancer

  1. Red or red and white patches (oral leukoplakia) that appear on the lining of the mouth or the tongue
  2. Sores and mouth ulcers that will not heal
  3. Sore throat pain when swallowing
  4. A feeling that there is something lodged in the throat
  5. A painful tongue
  6. A hoarse voice
  7. Difficulty moving the jaw or tongue
  8. Neck or ear pain
  9. Loose teeth
  10. Swelling in the area that remains for more than three 3 weeks
  11. A lump in the mouth
  12. Thickening of the lining of the mouth
  13. Dentures that no longer fit correctly

Signs of Tongue Cancer

Causes of Tongue Cancer

  1. Smoking
  2. Alcoholism
  3. Jagged teeth
  4. Dentures that do not fit properly
  5. Not taking care of gums

Causes of Tongue Cancer

First Signs of Tongue Cancer Pictures

The early signs of tongue cancer are sore, mouth ulcer and painful tongue.

First Signs of Tongue Cancer Pictures

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