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Tongue Surgery

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  • Posted By: Tamden
  • August 25, 2011
  • 04:40 AM

Four months ago, I had surgery on the left side of my tongue for a small squamos cell carcinoma. It came out fine and the doc was pleased. However, after four months, I am still tender there and even though I can eat and talk fine and don't have bad problems, I still have tenderness there. How long do you think I will be tender there? It still looks red with white lines where they took out about ten percent of my left part of my tongue. Am I expecting it to heal too soon? They said that the bad cells were small and slow growing and that they took out more than they had to but it is still somewhat annoying.

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