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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
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is highly carcinogenic and often swallowed.

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Dr. Abel Loredo
36 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Please stop: Please stop dipping or chewing.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
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
36 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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To some extent: in that they are not breathed into the lungs and thus are not a cause of lung cancer, or several of the other cancers where systemic effects of smoked ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 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
39 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
26 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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
No one knows: A minimal amount so assume any puts you at risk for disease.

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