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Hey man im 19 and just started chew but dont know if i should stop now i love it but the only thing that scares me is the cancer part idk what to do

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 10 years experience
Quit now: you should quit now and quit forever. Using "chew", smokeless tobacco, can cause cancer as you mentioned as well as causing irreversible damage to your gums and tooth decay. Not too mention making your breath terrible. Here is more information about the harms of smokeless tobacco. http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/health-effects/smokeless-health/#oral Quit now! you can do it!

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