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Does nicotine gum cause body odour

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Drink water: The gum is not meant to use forever. You can and should wean yourself from it. It may be easier than you think since you broke the behavioral habit. ... Read More

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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: 80-95 percent of alcoholics use nicotine, alcohol seeems to increase the pleasurable effects of nicotine. From a common sense and healthy choice nothi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 36 years experience
No: Nicorette (nicotine gum) contains nicotine, which is designed to help you quit smoking. There's no evidence to my knowledge that it causes oral cancer... Read More
Dr. Neal Kraus
Hospital-based practice 11 years experience
No evidence: There isn't any evidence that it increases risk for cancer. The real thing to keep in mind is that smoking is just about the worst (if not the worst)... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
No: No, but - See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the che... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. H. sam Tadros
Prosthodontics 29 years experience
Nicotine and gum ? : Nicotine may worsen gingivitis if present. Nicotine has effects on fibroblasts which help in rebuilding connective tissue.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
No: The drug screens are rarely false positive. Nicotine metabolites are also easy to detect and distinguish from other products.
A member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
No firm evidence: There are folk who claim this with stories of constriction of blood vessels, etc. But there is no solid research findings and with all of the interest... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Palpitation: Nicotine and caffeine can cause the heart to race and skip - not exactly heart attack symptoms but may be upsetting nonetheless. Low blood pressure, i... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Unrelated. : I think you are saying you have been suffering with lhermitte's sign, and there are no findings on brain and c-spine mris to justify your symptoms. Yo... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Most expiration dates are not all that accurate. It is not like a medicine is fine one day and the next day it suddenly goes bad. If it's just a few m... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Actually there: Are numerous carcinogens in tobacco, but nicotine is *not* carcinogenic, it is just highly addictive. The idea of patches is that they taper the dose... Read More

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