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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
41 years experience Family Medicine
Almost certainly: Snus, like any other tobacco product, can cause cancer. Cancer's of the mouth and throat are most common but cancer of the digestive tract (stomach, ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: A study of almost 10, 000 swedish men in the international journal of cancer (2008) didn't statistically confirm an increase in combined oral and ph ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Politics: You're correct. Studies are divided as to whether swedes who use 'snus' have an increased cancer risk; i was surprised at the 2007 study showing no ri ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This sounds as if you have a carpal tunnel syndrome which is caused by a nerve compression at the wrist. Get off the chews and energy drinks as these ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: For asthma, no. For cardiovascular diseases and oral cancer, yes. So if you do smoke and you have asthma switching from smoking to smokeless or chewin ... Read More
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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 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Possibly: Hopefully it is just irritation from the tobacco, but white spots on your lip, tongue or mouth (oral leukoplakia) can be early signs of cancer. Pleas ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Snus : Snus is also known as swedish snuff and is a moist powder tobacco product originated from a variant of dry snuff in the early 19th century in sweden, ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
9 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Tobacco products cause constriction of blood flow globally so would decrease the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to muscles when they most need it.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Be very afraid: Not of cancer, but that you will try it a 41st time and discover that you cannot quit. You will be enslaved to an unpleasant habit that gives a (quite ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Choose none: Interestingly, you do get to choose; choose none as all are bad for your health. No one is forcing you to choose only from the three.
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