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Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smoking and tobacco has been stopped will it regress.

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Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
There is about 1-10% chance every year of leukoplakia turning into cancer after you have stopped tobacco, alcohol and betel nut. It is more for speckled or thick nodular leukoplakia and leukoplakia on floor of mouth and RMT. I usually observe most of the oral leukoplakia which are thin and homogenous and remove those which are speckled and thick nodular or erythroplakia. 40-45% of the leukoplakia would remain static, 40-45% would regress and about 10-20% would turn into cancer if observed.
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Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
Hi. No it does not spread if you stop habit. Regards.
Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
No not necessary.
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Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
it may not turn into cancer. have good diet with lot of antioxidants
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Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
Chances are very less if you stop the habits.
Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
Leukoplakia is primary cancerous lesion. It won't turn to malignant if you very strictly quit your habbit. Otherwise it il definitely turn to malignant.
Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
No but chances are high.
Does oral leukoplakia always turn into cancer even if smo...
Depends on the uses, your immunity level. Stop the habit at once. Take antioxidants.
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