Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

These are the common symptoms of oral cancer: a lip or mouth sore that does not heal, a white or red patch on the gums, tongue, or lining of mouth, a lump on the lip or in the mouth or throat, unusual bleeding, pain, or numbness in the mouth area, swelling of the jaw, pain in the ear, change in voice, a chronic sore throat, feeling as if something is caught in the throat, and difficulty in swallowing or chewing. These symptoms of oral cancer may resemble other disorders or medical problems. Always consult your physician for a diagnosis.