On November 2nd, according to Guangzhou Daily, a young guy suddenly “can’t open his mouth” recently, and it hurts when he eats spicy and hot things. After inspection,Diagnosed as oral mucosal precancerous lesions-oral submucosal fibrosis (video).According to reports, he first tasted betel nut for the so-called “refreshing” a year ago, and he became addicted. At first, he occasionally ate one or two capsules, and then two packs a day. It took only one year from contact with betel nut to illness.
In response, Bao Zhexuan, chief physician of the Department of Oral Mucosal Diseases, Affiliated Stomatological Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, said,The disease he suffered is an oral mucosal disease mainly caused by chewing betel nut, which is difficult to completely cure.
It will not only cause difficulty in opening the mouth, painful eating, changes in facial shape, small mouth deformities, etc., but also the possibility of developing oral cancer.
As the time and amount of chewing betel nut increase, the probability of oral submucosal fibrosis eventually becoming oral cancer will increase significantly.
It’s worth mentioning that in September this year, the National RadiotelevisionThe General Office of the General Administration issued a notice on stopping the use of radio, television and online audio-visual programs to promote and sell betel nut and its products.
The notice pointed out that the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has decided that from now on,Stop using radio, television and online audio-visual programs to promote and sell betel nut and its products.