28 and being tested for oral cancer??

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Hi am 28 years old and went to my gp with an ulcer on my gum and now been referred to emergency head and neck cancer clinic few days later. It's not an ulcer because it doesn't hurt at all and has been there for at least a year but my gp was concerned. I have been a heavy smoker and drinker since the age of 13.am currently on anti craving medication which seems to be working. I have two young children am praying I don't have oral cancer

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