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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can i chew tobacco once and awhile?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Better not to: Use of this product increases your risk of cancer. Better to avoid it.
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Dr. Ram Madasu
Dr. Ram Madasu commented
undefined 30 years experience
Avoid if possible. It is an addictive behavior. The product can easily cause physiological addition as well.
Sep 16, 2013

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