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How can you tell if someone chews tobacco? does it leave cuts you can see in their lips?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
No: They often have stained teeth and a very strong tobacco breath. It doesn't cause sores or cuts of which I am aware, and I have seen a lot of mouths of tobacco chewers, snuff users etc.

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