Tumors in the oral cavity appears to be even more common, although often ignored.
Are linked to diseases of the oral cavity, they are often underestimated, but more and more widespread and dangerous than it seems. Oral cancer spreads rapidly, especially among young people and, like many other cancers, a genetic predisposition to base depends on the disease becomes real when combined with certain risk factors.
Oral cancer can occur anywhere in the mouth, lips, mucous membranes surrounding the teeth to the neck border and throat. One of the areas most affected is called the language, especially the lower floor of the mouth. Are not always easy to detect this type of cancer because the symptoms are subjective and vary from one individual to another. assess the acute pain experienced in an area of the mouth, others point to the presence of a small ulcer on the cheek, tongue or palate, when there are no symptoms in some cases .
He can understand the causes of the development of these tumors:
- The presence of dentures or false postponed because trauma and bedsores, then turn into malignant lesions capable
- Smoking: carcinogens are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and aromatic amines
May • The presence of lesions in the oral mucosa, which are not treated chronically
- The human papilloma virus, which is transmitted not only during sex, but also during oral sex. In practice, when the oral mucosa in contact with the genital HPV types 16, 18 and 45 and HPV of the cervix, which may undergo cellular transformation, which increases the risk of cancer in this area.
The relationship between HPV and oral cavity cancer helps explain why this disease growing between 16 and 20 years divided: many young people can have unprotected sex orally with multiple partners without knowing , when exposed to the risk of infection.
Prevention Because many of the oral cancer is invisible or undervalued, invite specialists to everyone to have regular dental visits. During the visit, you can identify suspicious lesions and abnormal spots, which can then be analyzed by an otolaryngologist or an oral pathologist. If we intervene early, in general, the chances of recovery are high, even for this, it is important to leave no sign and submit to periodic medical examinations and self-control.