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Smoking vs dipping mouth cancer

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Probably no: Cancer typically will not develop that fast but why risk it? Cancer is most of the times caused by many factors any you can never know what is the ev ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It depends: This depends on how much and for how long you have been smoking. Smoking is the biggest risk factor for developing oral cancer, but genetics, alcohol ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Continued use of smokeless tobacco products can lead to oral cavity and tongue cancers. The toxic effect is potentiated with alcohol use.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Most likely: Follow the below link for more information i can provide in this small space : http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/factsheet/tobacco/smokeless.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willis Hardesty
27 years experience Dentistry
Increases risk: Oral cancer has several risk factors, the use of "dip" or "snuff" being just one. It is possible for someone to develop oral cancer who has never used ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
33 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Eventually: Dipping is associated with oral cancer. You are starting an addictive habit that might be continued for years. If that happens, your risk of oral canc ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral cancer: 2-3 weeks of smoking will probably not cause cancer. However, you should still have it checked out.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably note: Oral cancers that are due to smoking are the result of chronic irritation from daily exposure to the toxins in cigarettes or smokeless tobacco. This ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience Medical Oncology
YES AND YES: Smoking has been the major risk factor for cancers of the mouth but more recently oral sex has been identified as a risk factor due to the human papil ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Moretta
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Any constant irritation to oral tissues can eventually cause changes to the tissue in those area which can lead to cancer. Denture patients who have c ... Read More

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