Cancer of the mouth manifests as swelling.
Other symptoms are ulcers which do not heal, soreness and pain.
With advanced disease, eating difficulties and dysarthria are observed.
If teeth become loose without any dental cause, or an oral prosthesis no longer fits, the possibility for malignancy should be considered.
|Exophytic-growing tongue cancer. Click to enlarge.
||Squamous epithelial carcinoma on the inside of the lower lip. Click to enlarge.
||Ulcerating cancer on the floor of the mouth. Click to enlarge.