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Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over.


Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis due to radiation usually appears toward the end of the second week of treatment, plateaus during the fourth week of radiation, and may persist for two to three weeks after treatment is over. Mucositis: Mucositis due to chemotherapy typically begins three to five days after the start of therapy, peaks at seven to 10 days, and slowly subsides over the next week.

Oral thrush: Oral thrush symptoms are usually easy to spot and include: white or yellow spots in the mouth, particularly on the tongue and the inside of the cheeks; raised areas in the mouth that bleed and become sore if scraped; a burning sensation in the throat; and difficulty chewing and swallowing. Oral thrush: Oral thrush symptoms are usually easy to spot and include: white or yellow spots in the mouth, particularly on the tongue and the inside of the cheeks; raised areas in the mouth that bleed and become sore if scraped; a burning sensation in the throat; and difficulty chewing and swallowing. Other signs include: a sore that bleeds easily or does not heal; a color change of the oral tissues; a lump, thickening, rough spot, crust, or small eroded area; pain, tenderness, or numbness anywhere in the mouth or on the lips; problems chewing, swallowing, speaking, or moving the jaw or tongue; or a change in the way the teeth fit together. Other signs include: a sore that bleeds easily or does not heal; a color change of the oral tissues; a lump, thickening, rough spot, crust, or small eroded area; pain, tenderness, or numbness anywhere in the mouth or on the lips; problems chewing, swallowing, speaking, or moving the jaw or tongue; or a change in the way the teeth fit together. Oral cancer: Oral cancer often starts as a tiny, unnoticed white or red spot or sore anywhere in the mouth. Oral cancer: Oral cancer often starts as a tiny, unnoticed white or red spot or sore anywhere in the mouth. Oral cancer: Oral cancer often starts as a tiny, unnoticed white or red spot or sore anywhere in the mouth.

Sometimes, individuals may also have raised red lesions (erythroplakia), which are more likely to show precancerous changes. Over weeks or months, leukoplakia can develop into patches with white color, thick, rough, or wrinkled texture and a hardened surface. Over weeks or months, leukoplakia can develop into patches with white color, thick, rough, or wrinkled texture and a hardened surface.