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kidney stones

KIDNEY STONES : What You Should Know?



What is a kidney stone?


Kidney stones  are hard deposits formed by minerals and salts inside the kidneys

What are the types of kidney stones?


  • Calcium stones
  • Uric acid stones
  • Struvite stones
  • Cystine stones

Which is the  most common type of stones?


Calcium stones are the most common type of … Read more

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Oral Precancer : Leukoplakia


Leukoplakia 


1.Which is the most common form of oral premalignancy ?


Leukoplakia

2.Leukoplakia is more common in which group of patients?


Leukoplakia occurs more frequently in smokers than in non-smokers. It is  6 times more common in smokers.

3.Is there a possibility of leucoplakia [ premalignant condition ] in smokeless

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SMOKER’S PALATE

SMOKER’S PALATE


  1. What is smoker’s palate?


smoker’s palate is a diffuse white patch on the hard palate, usually caused by tobacco smoking, usually pipe or cigar smoking.

  1. Is smoker’s palate painful?


No, it is not painful. It is painless.

  1. What is the cause of smoker’s palate?


It is caused by … Read more

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