A 44-year-old member asked:
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does dipping tobacco cause mouth cancer?

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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.
Answered on Jul 4, 2015
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Most likely: Follow the below link for more information i can provide in this small space : http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/factsheet/tobacco/smokeless.
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Nope: Never too late to stop tobacco products. If you did it for many years, you should make sure your dentist or family doc does regular checkups.
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Any: Any amount exposes you to the risk.
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