I have developed a white patches in my mouth for few days , image attached herewith, is it just a fungal infection or something else & what medicine shall I try. Though it has no pain, no bleeding now. Not increasing though, slightly decreased since its occurred. It is also not scrapable. Shall I be worried. Is it oral cancer or something like that. I am a non smoker, non-drinker & never chewed tobacco. Is it Serious??Whether immediate medical attention required??
1.Exactly for how long this lesion is there?
For 30 Days
2. If this kind of lesion is present in any other site inside mouth?
Available both side gum near wisdom teeth.
3. Is there any history of tooth brush trauma?
No but there may be a chance of teeth biting at same position.
Multivitamin, kenacort gel
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These white lesions are due to a condition called as keratosis which occurs due to chronic trauma which is recurrent in nature. It is due to recurrent injury to the gum flap over the wisdom tooth. Please do not jump to the diagnosis like cancer right away because even to establish that diagnosis it requires a proper physical examination and a detailed clinical history as well as a biopsy without which even a doctor cannot confirm the diagnosis of cancer.
Absence of pain does not indicate absence of Pathology, so it would be equally prudent if you get it treated Before any symptoms appear in that area. Extraction of the wisdom tooth is the permanent solution for this problem.
It is not a fungal infection either and you should not be using kenacort gel unless there is a specific indication suggested by a dentist because this is not a condition where steroids like triamcinolone should be used.
Multi vitamins are good for general Physical health and can be continued.
try to visit a dentist as soon as possible so that the suggested treatment can be planned.
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