Q. Can leaving tobacco chewing cure oral fibrosis?

Answered by
Dr. Gaurav Pandey
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Dec 04, 2018

Hello doctor,

I am a patient of oral fibrosis. Is it curable or not? And leaving tobacco is how much helpful?

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Oral submucous fibrosis is a common premalignant condition. Main causes are tobacco-gutkha, beetle nut. In this condition the most important thing is to stop the habit immediately. There are many treatment therapies available like steroids, vitamin therapy, an oral exercise which are helping to improve the condition. Some time there is a need for surgery. First, you stop your habits and see your dentist as soon as possible. He or she can examine and tell you about treatment plan according to your condition.

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