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Oral Cancer

Swelling Under the Upper Lip and a Burning Sensation in the Mouth

11/14/2006

Question:

I have swelling on the inside of my upper lip. The roof of my mouth and tongue are also very sore. It feels like the entire inside of my mouth is raw and it burns.  What might be causing this?

Answer:

This should be evaluated by an oral surgeon or general ENT specialist.

Related Resources:

Find an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons)
Find an Otolaryngologist (American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery)

For more information:

Go to the Oral Cancer health topic, where you can:

Response by:

Amit  Agrawal, MD Amit Agrawal, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University