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I have leukoplakia or so I was told and the doctor I'm

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Hi, I have leukoplakia or so I was told and the doctor I'm seeing tends to think it could be cancerous hence is finding it hard to get me to do a biopsy fearing the cancer will spread to the whole body
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

leukoplakia tends to happen in patients who have a long smoking and alcohol abuse history which can increase risks for oral cancers.

how old are you?

why are you not willing to get a biopsy?

what is your medical question for me?

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