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Does smokeless tobacco cause impotence

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine 50 years experience
No: But it does cause cancer of the lips tongue and throat. That's bad enough.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
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
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Tissue contact: Smokeless tobacco is a "pinch" held between the lip and gum. The constant contact on the tissues allows the harsh and carcinogenic chemicals in the ... Read More
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 42 years experience
Duplication error: Cancer is basically an error in the genetic duplication of a cell. This can be caused by radiation, virus, chemicals, and other factors. With smoke... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine 34 years experience
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
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
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 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Robert Andrews
Interventional Radiology 37 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abel Loredo
General Dentistry 38 years experience
Stopping Addiction: One way to stop an addition like tobacco use is cold turkey. Throw the stuff away and walk. It take a strong conviction to stop this way. Another way ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
No: Smokeless tobacco is chewing tobacco and snuff. It causes oral cancer, nicotine addiction, and reproductive health problems. It is not known to cause ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abel Loredo
General Dentistry 38 years experience
Tobacco Addiction: The addiction to chewing tobacco and smoking tobacco is to the same chemical, mainly nicotine. The nicotine from either source acts on the same pathwa... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Yes/ no: Directly no. Indirectly yes.