Gum cancer, or oral cancer, symptoms include lumps, swelling, white or red patches, and unexplained bleeding, according to WebMD. Other symptoms include numbness, a change in the way the teeth fit together and sores that... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Cigarette smoking and excessive alcohol consumption cause a majority of oral cancer cases, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Users of smokeless tobacco products such as snuff, dip o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Gum and other oral cancers are often treated by a team of doctors that may include oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists and dentists, explains the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Oral ca... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Cosmetic effects of lip cancer include red or white patches on the lip, lesions, blisters, sores, lumps or mouth ulcers that do not go away, or a bleeding lip or swollen jaw, according to Healthline. If a large tumor is ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Symptoms of oral cancer may include bleeding; white or red patches in the mouth; swelling; chronic throat soreness; and lumps or crust on the lips and mouth, notes WebMD. People with the condition may also have trouble m... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Signs and symptoms of ITP include bruising, purple areas or pinhead-sized red spots on the skin; lumps on the skin caused by clots; nose or gum bleeding; and blood in the urine or stool, according to Cleveland Clinic. In... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Changes in bladder or bowel habits, unusual bleeding or discharge, coughing that doesn’t stop, and sores that don’t heal are some of the early warning signs of cancer, explains WebMD. Patients experiencing these symptoms... More »