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does smokeless tobacco cause hair loss

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
NO: But it causes other problems. Throw it away.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
Pollutants: All of the pesticides, fungicides and herbicides used on the growing tobacco leaves when they go throught the liver are turned into "estrogen-like" co ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Tars: Tobacco contains a number of complex organic alkaloids which are together called "tars." many of them are carcinogenic, and either can cause cancer b ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
No: But it does cause cancer of the lips tongue and throat. That's bad enough.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Tobacco is one of the risk factor for oral cancer in addition to alcohol and other things.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Carcinogens: It is the carcinogens in the tobacco that leach into the soft tissues of your mouth and cause the changes on a cellular level that result in cancer ce ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: Smokeless tobacco (chew, snuff, etc.) cause cancer by exposing the lining of the mouth or nose to toxins in the tobacco that can lead to cancer. They ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Unclear.: Smokeless tobacco describes such a diversity of products. Unfortunately most manufacturers don't tell the consumer exactly what their products contai ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes and no: Tobacco has nicotine which is a stimulant. It causes your blood vessels to constrict and your heart rate to increase.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Palpitations: Yes, stimulants can cause palpitations, and nicotine is a powerful stimulant. Cigarettes, cigars, dip, chew or any tobacco product has a significant a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Andrews
36 years experience Interventional Radiology
No. Smokeless : No. Smokeless tobacco causes cancer of the tongue, mouth, and throat, and may also cause cancers of the stomach and intestine. These are extremely d ... Read More

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