Do I have oral cancer?

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I'm a non smoker, non drinker, 20 years old male, and I have painful 'wounds' in my mouth.

These wounds are present like a week ago, but after a few days it became non painful, so I didn't pay attention to it anymore, however yesterday it started to hurt again.

I have pain when I open my mouth (for example when I eat, when I'm talking it does not hurt)

https://imgur.com/a/2yxM51U ←-- Here's the picture

I'm very afraid, is it cancer?

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    Hi,

    If you have any doubts go to your gp. We,like you, are fellow suffered and although we support in any way we can we are unable to give you a proper diagnosis.

    No wounds in the mouth should be left unchecked, if you can get to your dentist quicker than your gp they may be able to tell you.

    Mike.

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    Canker sores can be painful , rinse your mouth with salted water . They heal in 1 or 2 weeks.

    Do you remember some food scratching inside your mouth ? Did you get in a fight and got hit in your cheeks ? Those can cause canker sores

    Cancer is unlikely at your age , if the sores look dark or black then you should worry

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