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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Oral cancer.: Oral, head, and neck cancers have alcohol and tobacco use, including smokeless as their biggest risk factors. Oral cancers can present as non-healing ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
45 years experience Dentistry
There's a long list: Long-term use of smokeless tobacco increases risk of oral, esophageal, gastric, and pancreatic cancer. Smokeless tobacco products contain sugar, and c ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Possibly.: If the tongue has a non-healing ulcer that can be painful, it can mean oral cancer, but these are generally on the lip and mouth. The tongue might ha ... Read More
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be: Is there any bump, wound, growth, canker sore etc on the tongue area where pain is located? If the answer is yes, you should go to see an oral surgeon ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Check your doctor.: Probably the best thing to do is to have your friend go to a doctor you know well for couseling about this. They can be shown the risks of this and b ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Smokeless tobacco: Smokeless tobacco can make you feel this way i'm the beginning but with time most people get acclimated to the effects of the tobacco. If you are jus ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mutual support helps: You might want to attend a meeting of nicotine anonymous.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on what you: Are feeling. Chewing tobacco really doesn't have the effects of tobacco smoking - reducing oxygen in our bloodstream and causing blood vessels to cla ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unclear: We know it causes oral cancers so it must have irritating chemicals.. Some must get absorbed and may contribute to plaque build up.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: Unless it is home grown.......And prepared.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No more ill effects: generally than some stomach upset and heartburn. You are actually always swallowing some of this mess. I would hope that this experience would tell ... Read More
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