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Why am I getting some sensation of hair strand in my tongue?

Query: Hello. For the past few days I have had this feeling of hair in the back of my mouth on my tongue . It has been driving me mad . I had my wife look to see if there was maybe a strand of hair caught there but no there isnt . Any advise ?  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq. Kindly follow the below advice: 1. Check the back of your tongue in a mirror using a flashlight to view the area properly. You need to look for any discolourations and plaques in particular. 2. In a similar manner, check your tonsils for signs of inflammation including re...  Read Full »

How to confirm a cancerous lesion?

Query: Hi doctor, I have small lesion in my right tonsil. It is in the same color of other tissues in my mouth. It is a kind of slim oval shape. My dermatologist advised me to visit my physician regarding when I went for a mucous cyst removal on my lip. I visited my GP who said it is same like lip cyst, pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Alok Rathi

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First thing, I would like to tell you is that on appearance it does not look like cancer. But, what you feel by fingers is more important than what you see. This means that a normal appearing smooth swelling can be a cancer especially in elderly people if it is indurated ...  Read Full »

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